Prospects for West Bank Annexation

JERUSALEM POST
UN Expert: Israel Moving Closer to Formal West Bank Annexation
by Tovah Lazaroff
July 2, 2018

Israel has taken steps that could lead to the formal annexation of the West Bank, UN legal expert Michael Lynk said in advance of Monday’s United Nations Human Rights Council meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “After years of creeping Israeli de facto annexation of the large swathes of the West Bank through settlement expansion, the creation of closed military zones and other measures, Israel appears to be getting closer to enacting legislation that will formally annex parts of the West Bank,” Lynk said. READ MORE

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