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    • Froy
    • 16.12.11 | 01:10 (IST)

    According to Bt'selem, around 30% of settlements are built on private Palestinian land, so what you say is obviously untrue. And again, "state land" doesn't mean "Israeli land". That land does not belong to Israel and, as the occupying power, it is strictly forbidden to settle the occupied land with its civilian population by International Law. And third, as we could all read in the leaked Palestinian Papers, Palestinians offered that some settlements that could not be annexed to Israel like Maale Adumim could become part of Palestine along with its Jewish inhabitants. Tzipi Livni refused flatly. Quit the canard. Settlers don't want to be Palestinian citizens. It's all about annexation.

    from the article: WATCH: Haaretz interactive map of West Bank outposts
    First published 21:54 15.12.11 | Last updated 21:54 15.12.11
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