“In a first for the US, State Department erases references to ‘Israeli occupation’ in annual report. PA says ‘US has sided with Israel'”

Trump admin drops references to Judea, Samaria as ‘occupied’
by David Rosenberg
April 21, 2018

The US State Department has dropped claims that Israel’s presence in Judea, Samaria, and eastern Jerusalem constitutes an “occupation” from its annual human rights report, a significant shift from the position held by previous administrations under both Republican and Democratic presidents. The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which covers 2017, the first year of President Donald Trump’s presidency, was released by the State Department on Friday. While in previous years, the report’s section covering Israel was entitled “Israel and the Occupied Territories”, Friday’s report refrained from using the term “occupied”… READ MORE

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