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    • Jim
    • 17.11.09 | 05:59 (IST)

    In 2004 the High court of Israel stipulated that the legal boundary bwtween Israel and the West Bank is the line defined by the Arnistice Agreement between Israel and Jordan at the close of hostilities of the 1967 war, i.e, the Green Line If you wish to argue this point, take it up with the High Court of Israel. The high court also stipulated that Israel is the "belligerent occupier" of Palestine and emphasized that the occupied territory IS Palestine and is NOT Israel The only way Israel can acquire this territory legally is by inducing the Palestinians to convey ownership of their land to Israel. But this will work only if Palestinains CHOOSE to sell. Why else do you suppose Netanyahu wants so desparately to negotiate? The government of Israel will not acknow;edge this ruling of her High Court. Instead it conntinues a military occupation of Palestinian, while flooding Palestine with civilian settlers, an act which itself stands in violation of international law.

    from the article: Netanyahu seeks to foil Palestinian declaration of statehood, again
    First published 02:07 16.11.09 | Last updated 08:42 16.11.09
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