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:

http://myrightword.blogspot.com/2010/11/yes-no.html

http://myrightword.blogspot.com/2011/06/illegitimate-illegitimacy.html

http://myrightword.blogspot.com/2009/06/shmuel-katz-2001.html

http://myrightword.blogspot.com/2010/03/legal-ilegal-legal.html

http://myrightword.blogspot.com/2009/11/that-anglo-american-convention-of-1924.html

and:-

Eugene V. Rostow: "Resolved: Are the Settlements Legal?" New Republic, October, 1991
http://www.tzemachdovid.org/Facts/islegal1.shtml

CAMERA.ORG: "Jewish Settlements and the Media", by Ricki Hollander, October, 2001
http://www.camera.org/index.asp?x_article=259&x_context=2

Joseph Farah: "The 'Settlements' Issue", 2002
http://www.sullivan-county.com/id4/farah1.htm

Jeffrey Helmreich: "Diplomatic and legal Aspects of the Settlement issue", January, 2003
http://www.jcpa.org/brief/brief2-16.htm

Julius Stone: "Israel and Palestine - Assault on the Law of Nations". Excerpts edited by Ian Lacey, 2003
http://www.strateias.org/international_law.pdf

Yoram Shifftan: "Israeli Complicity in the Delegitimization of the Settlements", September 2004
http://www.middleeastfacts.com/guests/shifftan_17may05a.php

David Meir-Levi: "Occupation and Settlememt: The Myth and Reality", June, 2005
http://archive.frontpagemag.com/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=8158

Moshe Dann against Akiva Eldar: "The War over Israel's Settlements", Spring 2009
http://www.meforum.org/2140/lords-of-the-land#_ftnref3

Gerald M. Adler: "Preserving a legal inheritance: settlement rights in the 'Occupied Palestinian Territories'" September, 2009
http://www.journalonline.co.uk/Extras/1007008.aspx

David Phillips: The Illegal-Settlement Myth, December 2009
http://www.commentarymagazine.com/article/the-illegal-settlements-myth/

Alan Baker: "The Settlements Issue: Distorting the Geneva Convention and the Oslo Accords" , January, 2011:
http://www.jcpa.org/JCPA/Templates/ShowPage.asp?DRIT=1&DBID=1&LNGID=1&TMID=111&FID=378&PID=0&IID=5603&TTL=The_Settlements_Issue:_Distorting_the_Geneva_Convention_and_the_Oslo_Accords

David Matas: "The Settlements: Dismantlement or Deconstruction", June 2011
http://www.jewishtribune.ca/TribuneV2/201011033654/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4430&Itemid=53

Israeli Foreign Ministry: "Israel's use of land for settlements conforms to all rules and norms of international law." (undated)
http://www.aish.com/jewishissues/middleeast/Are_Israeli_Settlements_Legal$.asp

and

this resource.

And I'll be adding more.

One more.

And another.

The 1000 jurists' petition.


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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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