A Harsh Indictment

The Levy Commission report's on the legal status of the settlements is a harsh indictment of the government, which is supposed to safeguard the rule of law but in reality mocks it completely.

The Levy Commission report on the legal status of the settlements has two parts. The first states that from the legal perspective, Judea and Samaria are not occupied territory. This facet was widely reported and criticized as contradicting the long-standing position of the Supreme Court and successive Israeli governments, and as basing the state's right to exist on the Balfour Declaration and the League of...