The rulings of the supreme court of Israel are law. Look up case \2056/04 --focus on "Held under Belligerent Occupation" . There you will find the basis of the terms theft and thieves. Glad to be of assistance gordon.
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from the article: Palestinians are heroes, braving Israeli dictatorship