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The Right To Water: Israel V. Palestine (A Case Study)

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This chapter considers how basic collective rights fare in relation to particularly severe ongoing problems in the Middle East: the situation of the Palestinian people facing the aggression of the state of Israel, combined with the support of the US and the weakness of the UN. It discusses some of the few collective human rights that have been universally accepted: for instance, the right of peoples not to be colonized or enslaved, as well as the right of people to retain their own resources, in order to ensure their life and dignity. The main focus is on an absolutely necessary human right: the right to water, which is even more essential than the right to food or any civil or political right. The chapter briefly reviews the historical background of the formation of the state of Israel and of Palestine, against the background of the development of the UN.

Keywords: Israel; Palestine; right of peoples; right to food; right to water; UN

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