Yes, Mary, what about international law - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 29.12.09 | 20:38 (IST)

    "What about the fact that the settlements are illegal and have been built on land stolen from Palestinians?" You mean, the settlements which were built on land owned by Jews prior to 1948 is stolen from Palestinians? According to which international law was it legal for Jordan to capture the territories, kick all the Jews out, and attack Israel again? Jordan lost that war and Jews got to move back onto lands they were only absent from for 19 years. What about Hebron? Jews lived in Hebron until they were massacred by the Arabs and the rest were removed by the British "for their own safety." Not allowed to reclaim their properties once Israel came to control? Is the international law you believe in an anti-Semitic international law, whereby Jews can be ethnically cleansed and are not allowed to return even when they are in a position to reclaim their own properties?

    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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