Illegal Settlements in Occupied Territory - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cynic
    • 02.03.10 | 08:15 (IST)

    Not so sure it needs the Israeli Supreme Court to decide whether any settlement in occupied territory is illegal. Article 49 of the fourth Geneva Convention is quite explicit when it says 'The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies' - something apparently lost in translation to most Israelis.

    from the article: Supreme Court abetting, not curbing, illegal settlements
    First published 02:23 02.03.10 | Last updated 09:35 02.03.10
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