They new as far back as 1967 when their legal advisor Theodor Meron told them,that settlements contravened the explicit provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Israel has an obligation to comply with that Convention. It also has an obligation to comply with its signed RoadMap agreement that freezes all settlement activity in line with the Mitchell report including the demolition of many settlements and the prohibition of any built after the agreement. At the ICC ,Israel will have no excuses for their ignorance.
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from the article: Government ministers star in scathing UN settlement report