""West Bank" was never a sovereign state; it has always been a disputed territory " - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 08.09.11 | 09:59 (IDT)

    No, sorry, that is incorrect. The definition of "occupation" makes no mention at all regarding the sovereignty of the territory being occupied. It's only condition is this: "Territory is considered occupied when it is actually placed under the authority of the hostile army." That's exactly what the IDF did in June 1967, and so this territory has been INDISPUTABLY occupied by Israel since then.

    from the article: Israelis could face trial in The Hague if Palestinian statehood recognized at UN, experts warn
    First published 01:59 08.09.11 | Last updated 01:59 08.09.11
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