And all ISRAELI settlements ARE ILLEGAL ARE ILLEGAL ARE ILLEGAL. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 02.12.10 | 06:11 (IST)

    To point to the ethnicity of these settlers is to indulge in a straw man argument; running with that argument is akin to a blind man insisting that he is legally entitled to drive a car because he is over 18 years old . JABO: "to stop them on racial or religious GROUNDS IS ILLEGAL UNDER US FEDERAL LAWS !" The illegality of their settlement of this territory is not based upon their ethnicity but, rather, upon their status as "citizens of the occupying power" and the status of this territory as "under a belligerent occupation".

    from the article: Israel approves plan for 625 new housing units in East Jerusalem
    First published 23:12 01.12.10 | Last updated 23:12 01.12.10
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