"Migron settlers add that should it turn out that the land is owned by a Palestinian individual or group, the way to solve the impasse is to provide compensation payments." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 23.01.12 | 05:24 (IST)

    Nope. Can't be done. Israel is not the sovereign, and so "eminent domain" is not available to it. So what the settlers are demanding amounts to "confiscation" by an occupying power, and that is unconditionally prohibited by the Hage Regulations.

    from the article: Israeli settlers reject Netanyahu's request to evacuate largest outpost in West Bank
    First published 01:48 23.01.12 | Last updated 01:48 23.01.12
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