The Settlers are violating the freeze in areas of the west bank controlled by the IDF. Some Hamas thugs murdered Israelis within areas of the west bank controlled by the IDF. The PA has arrested those who committed the murder, even though the crimes were committed outside it's jurisdiction. Netanyahu pretends the settlers are not building and refuses to stop them, even though they are within the jurisdiction of the IDF which notionally is under his control. Netanyahu pretends that the settlers are not building. Would he settle for the PA pretending that the murder of the settlers was not committed by Palestinians? Abbas is clearly a more courageous man than Netanyahu.
Some 200 settlers clash with police preparing to demolish illegal Beit El homes (Haaretz)
from the article: West Bank building freeze to continue in practice, if not officially