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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 03.10.09 | 04:19 (IST)

    To one side the 'occupation' is illegal. While many on the other insists the Occupation' does not exist. How curious. The United Nations, the High Contracting Parties to the 4th Geneva Convention, and the International Committee of the Red Cross as well as the International Court of Justice and Israeli supreme court have ALL agreed that Israel is the Legal Occupying Power under international law and the Fourth Geneva Convention. Israel has NEVER renounced ANY right of an Occupying Power, it has only allowed SOME powers to be applied to the Palestinian Authority. Got it folks? May we now get past substituting fantasy for arguments?

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    First published 00:00 02.10.09 | Last updated 00:00 03.10.09
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