Despite Ban, Illegal Settlement Outposts Getting Millions in State Funds

Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in the West Bank has disbursed $15 million to several unauthorized outposts even though such actions are prohibited, Haaretz has learned.

The Mateh Binyamin Regional Council in the West Bank has disbursed 51 million shekels ($14.6 million) over a five-year period to several unauthorized settlement outposts both within and beyond its jurisdiction, even though such actions are expressly prohibited, Haaretz has learned.