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    • Tosefta
    • 14.03.07 | 19:41 (IST)

    "You stole land for your kibbutzes and cities and called it `legal`. That doesn`t make it legal." - Philistine You may call things "unjust" according to some standard, but not illegal if they are done according to law. Israel promised the UN before its admission as a member that it will compensate land owners among the refugees. It said all this will have to be done within a general peace agreement. We are waiting for the day. For owners living in Israel, there is the Biram and Iqrit settlement idea (which also includes compensation) and there may ba a general law in preparation about it. It was announced in recent times, I believe.

    from the article: Peace Now: 32% of land held for settlements is private Palestinian property
    First published 00:00 14.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 14.03.07
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