#196 Ian - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ron
    • 04.01.10 | 18:15 (IST)

    Perhaps three cheers for babble is more appropriate. What in the world does occupied Germany, North and South America, New Zealand and parts of USA have to do with Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory? There are no areas of the Palestinian Mandate with undetermined status. None of the areas you refer to have anything to do with violations of international law, violations of UN resolutions or violations of the 4th Geneva Convention: all of which apply to Israel. No details called for, but you know very well, or you shouldn't be writing in this blog, that when Israel refused to withdraw from the Palestinian territory it occupied in 1967, it became in violation of numerous UN resolutions, a violation of international law. When it built on the occupied territory and annexed Jerusalem it did so in violation of articles of the 4th Geneva Convention. The ICJ has declared the separation wall illegal. The blockade of Gaza makes Israel prosecutable for a war crime. Three cheers indeed.

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