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    • arik
    • 30.12.09 | 09:09 (IST)

    It is questionable. The Geneva convention forbides countries to force its own people to settle in land of conquered countries. The logical of the law was to prevent the establishement of Nazi style concentration camps in conquered land. Israel did not force anybody to setlle in the West Bank, which also is not a conquered land, but a land of dispute. It did not belong to any country, and it does not belong to Israel either. It is is not an annexed territory so what that means is that the fate of settlers will be decided in negotiations. By the way also the 67 borders will be decided in negotiations. It could be both ways. The border could be moved in both directions.

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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