High Court says Israel can take advantage of West Bank resources

28.12.2011                      02.Tewet. 5772                       Channuka 8

West-Jordanland:

High Court says Israel can take advantage of West Bank resources

Court adopts state position: no new Israeli-owned quarries should be established in the West Bank, but existing ones should be allowed to continue operating.

The High Court of Justice has authorized Israel to exploit the West Bank's natural resources for its own economic needs by rejecting a petition against the operation of Israeli-owned quarries in the territory.
In its ruling, issued on Monday, the court adopted the state's position: that no new Israeli-owned quarries should be established in the West Bank, but existing ones should be allowed to continue operating….