Article 80 makes them legal. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pe' de Moleque
    • 21.12.11 | 21:01 (IST)

    Article 80 of the U.N. Charter makes the settlements legal. On top of this, no court with proper jurisdiction ever passed a judgment that the settlements were illegal. The International Court of Justice refused to pass a judgment on this topic; they issued a legal opinion instead. Therefore, the settlements are not illegal.

    from the article: Israel attacks European criticism of West Bank settlement activity
    First published 16:52 21.12.11 | Last updated 21:19 21.12.11
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