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header1 Issues of concern

  • Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip entails onerous constraints on movement for Palestinians, demolition of Palestinian homes and infrastructure, and restrictions on Palestinians’ political and civil liberties.
  • Within Israel, discrimination against Arab and other ethnic or religious minority populations has resulted in systemic disparities in areas including political representation, criminal justice, education, and economic opportunity.
  • Senior officials have been implicated in corruption cases in recent years, and the environment for nongovernmental organizations has deteriorated.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    76 100 free