Occupation 101

A refreshing perspective on Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land – while the Palestinians may have gained recognition of statehood at the United Nations in November 2012, the realities on the ground were immediately apparent when Prime Minister Banjamin Netanyahu announced West Bank settlements that even the U.S. and Europe had strongly opposed. More recently, the UN has once again called for a halt to the construction of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory. Given Israel’s consistent track record ignoring UN resolutions it is unlikely such calls will impact upon Israel’s continuing project of expansion.

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