On March 28, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) condemned the Israeli regime for its continued settlement building activities and the violation of Palestinians’ rights. The UN’s top human rights body censured the Israeli demolition of Palestinian houses and their expulsions and called on Tel Aviv to immediately cease all of its settlement activities.
The presence and continued expansion of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine has created a major obstacle for the efforts to establish peace in the Middle East.
More than half a million Israelis live in over 120 illegal settlements built since Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and East al-Quds in 1967. …read more