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Palestine: Land Grab

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Palestine, Breaking News, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict

Olmert plans to remove the smaller settlements and puts it in such a way as if he’s doing the Palestinians a favour! Bush says he accepts the larger settlements (which are illegal under international law) since he considers them “facts on the ground”. So basically the criteria for making a land grab legal is take as much of it as possible so that it becomes a “fact on the ground”, Nas said [1].