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    • Janice
    • 07.12.09 | 03:45 (IST)

    If the Israeli government hadn't wanted to build settlements in the Occupied Territories there would be no settlements. It is fun to blame the settlers who are not blameless but the real blame lies with a succession of Israeli governments all of which had to know that each and every settlement is built in contravention of international law. Every time a new road is built to a settlement or electricity and water made available to new "outposts" the Israeli government gives its stamp of approval to the settlement project and rejects peace. If anyone trusts any Israeli government to stop the building of settlements and stop the confiscation of Palestinian lands they better think again. This is not going to happen no matter what the Palestinians do. Only the world acting together can stop the madness of the settlements. Gideon, thanks for once again exposing the machinations of the Israeli government.

    from the article: 'The Freeze' is just another scene in Israel's masquerade
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 18:57 06.12.09
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