Monday, August 22, 2011

Are "Settlements" Legal?

Of course, there is nothing more normal, more moral, more right, more correct, mosre just, more legitimate and more legal than Jews residing in their national homeland.

And if you have any doubts, or think this is a cynical exercise in propaganda, start reading:


Eugene V. Rostow: "Resolved: Are the Settlements Legal?" New Republic, October, 1991

CAMERA.ORG: "Jewish Settlements and the Media", by Ricki Hollander, October, 2001

Joseph Farah: "The 'Settlements' Issue", 2002

Jeffrey Helmreich: "Diplomatic and legal Aspects of the Settlement issue", January, 2003

Julius Stone: "Israel and Palestine - Assault on the Law of Nations". Excerpts edited by Ian Lacey, 2003

Yoram Shifftan: "Israeli Complicity in the Delegitimization of the Settlements", September 2004

David Meir-Levi: "Occupation and Settlememt: The Myth and Reality", June, 2005

Moshe Dann against Akiva Eldar: "The War over Israel's Settlements", Spring 2009

Gerald M. Adler: "Preserving a legal inheritance: settlement rights in the 'Occupied Palestinian Territories'" September, 2009

David Phillips: The Illegal-Settlement Myth, December 2009

Alan Baker: "The Settlements Issue: Distorting the Geneva Convention and the Oslo Accords" , January, 2011:

David Matas: "The Settlements: Dismantlement or Deconstruction", June 2011

Israeli Foreign Ministry: "Israel's use of land for settlements conforms to all rules and norms of international law." (undated)$.asp


this resource.

And I'll be adding more.

One more.

And another.

The 1000 jurists' petition.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why this question? Of course they are legal. Until the politics change.