The occupation is not illegal under international law - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Hang on a mo
    • 17.04.14 | 16:39 (IDT)

    It's not the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza which is illegal under international law, it's the settlements, so the policeman arguably had the right to be there as part of the legal occupying force. The fact that the Palestinians don't like it is another question altogether and is what bronxite was referring to as the big difference, I believe. And, even if the policeman was part of an illegal settlement, is the internationally recognised legal punishment for "illegally settling" to be shot to death by vigilantes? Last time I looked, international law required a court and a trial.

    from the article: PA to fall by end of year, says Palestinian minister
    First published 00:50 17.04.14 | Last updated 00:50 17.04.14
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