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    • Johnboy
    • 28.06.10 | 04:06 (IDT)

    "An Israeli Judge must judge according to Israeli law, nothing else." According to the ruling of the court the Hague Regulations are int'l customary law, and such laws are AUTOMATICALLY part and parcel of "Israeli law", and so must be considered when judging these issues. "In addition, an occupation power does not only have the right, but the responsibility to upkeep building-laws in an occupied territory" The occupying power is not entitled to replace pre-existing building laws with its own building ordinances, nor is it entitled to confiscate private land for ANY purpose, nor is it entitled to change the character of public land for ANY purpose. The Hague Regs say so, Nathan....

    from the article: Israel's chief justice lashes out over illegal West Bank building
    First published 14:43 27.06.10 | Last updated 14:43 27.06.10
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