Settlers violence and Settlement expansion directly related - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • S. Lahat
    • 20.12.11 | 22:31 (IST)

    Even the EU Security Council recognizes the connection between the recent increase in violent attacks by extreme right-wing settler groups and Netanyahu's continued announcements of new settlement-construction. How can Netanyahu condemn those attacks on one hand (attacks which were prompted by the decision of the High Court to dismantle several illegal outposts in the territories) and give the green light to the settlers on the other hand by telling them that their presence in the territories is valid by way of approving more and more settlement expansion?

    from the article: European members of Security Council condemn Israeli settlements, settler violence
    First published 21:49 20.12.11 | Last updated 21:49 20.12.11
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