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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 31.01.10 | 06:07 (IST)

    "Inhabiting East Jerusalem is illegal for Israelis." - John That depends upon how they came to 'own' the property John. IF the owner of the property sold willingly, without duress and for a reasonable price to an Israeli then living in a location in East Jerusalem is not a violation of international law. The Fourth Geneva Convention forbids a nation for dispossessing indigenous peoples an inhabiting occupied territory with it's nationals. It does not prohibit transfer of land by legitimate processes.

    from the article: Author David Grossman: Settlers abuse Palestinians
    First published 18:22 29.01.10 | Last updated 19:10 29.01.10
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