illegal settlements

Manchester University divests from companies complicit in the Israeli occupation

The University of Manchester has divested more £10 million ($13 million ) from companies complicit in Israel’s occupation of Palestine following years of campaigning by human rights groups. Companies affected include Caterpillar, a long-standing supplier of heavy machinery used to demolish Palestinian homes and infrastructure by the Israel Defence Forces[…]

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Palestinians slam US policy reversal on Israeli settlements

Palestinians, rights groups, politicians and others have sharply criticised the Trump administration after it announced the United States was no longer considered Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank “inconsistent” with international law. “After carefully studying all sides of the legal debate, this administration agrees … (the) establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the[…]

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SA concerned by continued disregard for Middle East peace process

International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa is gravely concerned by the continued disregard for the long-standing Middle East Peace Process through the systematic foreclosing of final status issues including the status of Jerusalem and expanding illegal settlements. Pandor, who is chairing a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Middle East[…]

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