"Phantom Control": Israel's Secret Service and the Occupation
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"Phantom Control": Israel's Secret Service and the Occupation

Yael Berda's new book The Bureaucracy of Occupation sheds light on Israel's more invisible control over the Palestinians -   August 26, 2012
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In recent years Israel's control over the Palestinian people in the occupied territories has changed. While the presence of the Israeli army has been greatly reduced, the occupation has taken a more invisible form. In her new book The Bureaucracy of Occupation, attorney Yael Berda sheds light on how the Israeli secret service (the Shabak) exploits every point of contact with Palestinians, especially the imposed permit system, to recruit informants to further its control over the population. Activist Anan Quzmar of Birzeit University's Rights to Education campaign tells The Real News' Lia Tarachansky how this form of "phantom control" makes political involvement and activism nearly impossible.


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