Netanyahu OKs panel to examine legalizing settler homes

12.10.2011                      14.Tischrei. 5772                       Erew Sukkot

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Netanyahu OKs panel to examine legalizing settler homes

B’Tselem says government would be an "accomplice in land theft" if it authorizes houses on privately owned Palestinian land.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave a nod in the direction of right-wing politicians, including many members of his party, when he agreed on Tuesday to create a committee to examine the legal status of settler homes on privately owned Palestinian land.
News that he might back away from his strict policy that all such structures be removed was bitterly attacked by the Left and hailed as a victory by the Right. The latter has long lobbied hard for the government to move toward legalizing the outposts….