Israel steps closer to legalising unauthorised settlements in Palestine

December 6, 2016   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

Israel’s parliament has voted to give preliminary approval to a bill that could see almost 4,000 Jewish settler outposts in the West Bank legalised.

Ministers voted on Monday 60 to 49 on the legislation known as the Regulation Law, which would recognise 3,881 ‘wildcat’ housing units originally built without Israeli permission on private land in the occupied Palestinian Territories.

“With this law, the state of Israel has moved from the path leading to the creation of a Palestinian state to the path leading to [Israeli] sovereignty” over most of the West Bank, hard-right Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who proposed the bill, told army radio.

 

Read More: Israel steps closer to legalising unauthorised settlements in Palestine | The Independent

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