Israeli gov’t committee legalizes West Bank settlements

[ 10/07/2012 – 01:46 PM ]

NAZARETH, (PIC)– A report prepared by three judges appointed by Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu recommended that the settlements and outposts built on Palestinian lands in the West Bank are legitimate, according to the Hebrew media on Monday.

The judges led by former member of the Israeli high court Edmund Levy was delegated last January to investigate the legal status of randomly-built settlements and escalate recommendations in this regard.

In their 89-page report, they recommended that these settlements were built with the government’s approval, so the settlers could assume that their authorities’ work legally.

They also said the settlers have the right to reside anywhere in the West Bank, especially in the areas under Israeli control, according to the agreements signed with the Palestinian authority.

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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 (updated Dec 3, 2011: 85.000) new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.

Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Besides this, Israel approved plans to ethnic cleanse 57.000 bedouin from Palestine

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