In 1967 ,Theodor Meron informed the then Israeli Government that settlements contravened the explicit provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention. So in other words settlements are a war crime and will be treated as such when the day inevitably arrives in the near future.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel right to say 'Enough!' to grotesquely biased UNHRC inquiry