Israel Denies Arabs Building Permits - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 13.05.10 | 22:43 (IDT)

    For 40 years, the Israeli occupation has denied Arabs building permits while allowing Jews to build unencumbered in the West Bank. Because the Arab population has grown, many families have had to build without Israeli permits. Yet they have built on their own land. Israel now uses this as an excuse to destroy Arab homes and take their land. Many of the Israeli laws are a usurption of Arab human rights. Israel maintains a facade of legality to cover-up these crimes against Arabs.

    from the article: U.S. warns Israel, Palestinians: Avoid inflammatory actions in Jerusalem
    First published 14:01 12.05.10 | Last updated 14:01 12.05.10
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