Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
"Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention applies to territory seized from sovereign states and not to territory reclaimed from rebel provinces." - Nope. For it to be a "rebel province" Israel would need to prove prior sovereignty. Care to show me exactly *when* Israel had sovereignty - or even control - of that land prior to seizing it by war in 1967? "In order to determine what is occupied and what isn`t and what is legal and what isn`t requires one to determine where the border is" Nope. The UN and the Red Cross (they administer the GC) determine wether the land is occupied. Read this: http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/iwpList325/D86C9E662022D64E41256C6800366D55 from the Red Cross, Geneva, 5 December 2001 In Annexe 1 the "High Contracting Parties" that make up the Red Cross say the land is occupied. In Annexe 2 the International Committee of the Red Cross agreed with it's member parties. The UN? Too many Resolutions to list, Jeff. Waay too many.