Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 3 (3 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   2 comments

OpEdNews Op Eds

Netanyahu's Rage to Judaize Palestine

By       Message Stephen Lendman     Permalink
      (Page 2 of 5 pages) Become a premium member to see this article as one long page.
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 1   Well Said 1   News 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 194
Become a Fan
  (191 fans)
- Advertisement -

Planned E1 construction exceeds how far most observers imagined he'd go. His surprises further expose his dark side. A previous article explained the following:

In 1999, Israel approved an E1 master plan. It covers about 12,000 dunams. Israel declared them "state land." Doing so was illegal. 

In 1979, Israel's High Court Elon Moreh case decision prohibited requisitioning private Palestinian land for settlement construction. Israel ignored the ruling. Straightaway it declared 900,000 dunams state land. It steals Palestinian land with impunity.

Ma'ale Adumim settlement claims jurisdiction over 48,000 dunams. E1 construction involves stealing private Palestinian land.

Israel wants it for residential housing, commerce, tourism, regional services, and other Jews-only development. Detailed plans were approved. 

E1 and other settlement construction require land theft, home demolitions, forced dispossessions, and denying Palestinian self-determination.

In 1967, settlement construction began. It never stopped. Washington and other Western allies express rhetorical opposition only. Israel freely does what it wants. It governs with impunity.

Netanyahu dismisses world condemnation he knows has no teeth. Arrogantly he claims the right to keep "building in Jerusalem and (all other places) on the map of Israel's strategic interests."

- Advertisement -

International law and standards be damned. The same goes for world opinion. He considers himself above the law. He governs that way. Most Knesset members support him. 

On January 22, reelection looks sure. Why worry when short-term he can do what he pleases. Longer-term becomes someone else's problem. 

Passing it on he hopes lets him off the hook. It also helps Judaize all valued parts of Palestine Israel wants at the expense of displaced residents.

Headlines announced the latest. On December 17, 1,500 new East Jerusalem homes were approved. Netanyahu's office claimed it's not new construction. It's another stage of what's ongoing.

Jerusalem's District Planning and Construction Committee approved units in East Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood. 

- Advertisement -

Additional planning stages remain. Final authorization takes time. Reports said expect additional construction announcements.

Two days later one came. A new Jewish neighborhood will arise, it said. It'll be built south of East Jerusalem. It's over the Green Line.

More than 2,600 housing units are slated for what's called Givat Hamatos. It's a mobile home site. Unwanted Ethiopian immigrants used it.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   Well Said 1   News 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

I was born in 1934, am a retired, progressive small businessman concerned about all the major national and world issues, committed to speak out and write about them.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon


Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

The McCain-Lieberman Police State Act

Daniel Estulin's "True Story of the Bilderberg Group" and What They May Be Planning Now

Continuity of Government: Coup d'Etat Authority in America

America Facing Depression and Bankruptcy

Lies, Damn Lies and the Murdoch Empire

Mandatory Swine Flu Vaccine Alert