The legality of the settlements-1 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 21.10.05 | 19:52 (IST)

    Anti-settlement people brand the settlements as illegal in accordance with the 4th Geneva Convention and international law. However, even a superficial review of the relevant elements of international law demonstrates than this interpretation of the Geneva Convention is a typical example of Orwellian "doublespeak". It is precisely international law, the Geneva Convention, and relevant UN resolutions that define these settlements as legal.

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    First published 00:00 21.10.05 | Last updated 00:00 21.10.05
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