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Sat Jan 28, 2012, 05:38 AM

MK on settler outposts: No civilized country demolishes homes

Oh, the irony...

This week, national-religious MK Zevulun Orlev (Habayit Hayehudi) was interviewed on an Israeli news show called London & Kirschenbaum about his proposal for a bill to legalize illegal settler outposts in the West Bank (yes, you read correctly – to make legal what is illegal). The private bill, which has been tabled due to the Prime Minister’s objection, would bar the state from demolishing and evacuating settler outposts in the West Bank that have been around for four years and have at least twenty families living in them.

One such outpost is Migron, which has been the center of controversy in the news in recent days as the government has once again demonstrated its pro-settler agenda. The Supreme Court has ruled the outpost must be demolished by March 2012, but Prime Minister Netanyahu has circumvented the decision by reaching an agreement with the settlers to move their illegal outpost two kilometers over and turn where they live now into a farm. Peace Now has an informative report on the Migron situation which can be found here.

So getting back to MK Orlev: In his interview, he defended the bill with the argument that (paraphrasing from the Hebrew): families who moved to the West Bank in good will and with government support cannot be evacuated from their homes because no civilized country in the world has a policy of house demolitions.

http://972mag.com/mk-on-settler-outposts-no-civilized-country-demolishes-homes/33947/

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Sat Jan 28, 2012, 06:38 AM

1. Adverse possession on steroids.

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Sat Jan 28, 2012, 09:51 AM

2. LOL.

What a dumb f**k.

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Sun Jan 29, 2012, 03:53 AM

3. ROFL

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