Ongoing ‘forgotten occupation’ shows how the EU’s principles only go so far
The eyes of the world were on Gaza last week, but Spain’s hardline treatment of migrants entering the enclave of Ceuta reminds us that other political and humanitarian crises are unfolding closer to home
They are a Muslim people, divided between their occupied homeland and decades-old refugee camps in a neighbouring country. That occupation has long been criticised by the United Nations, to little effect, for the occupier is an ally of the United States and Europe.
A peace process has been stalled since the 1990s. With every passing year, the occupier’s grip on the territory it has seized gets tighter; the prospect of an agreed solution apparently recedes....
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