Archive for the ‘Outposts’ tag
The Cabinet approved the construction of temporary housing for the residents of the illegal outpost of Migron, as well as construction of a backup site in case settlement in the first site does not proceed. The cost of constructing both neighborhoods will be approximately 53 million NIS.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
Settlers threw stones at Civil Administration inspectors as they were hanging stop work orders on buildings in the outposts of Gush Shiloh and Bat Ayin B.
(Hebrew - HaKol HaYehudi)
A special Ministerial panel, appointed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to evaluate the authorization of the outposts Sansana, Bruchin, and Rechelim, decided to authorize the outposts after only one day of deliberation. (Times of Israel)
(Hebrew - Walla)
The civil administration’s zoning committee has rejected a government proposal to legalize the outpost of Sansana in the south Hebron hills, saying there is no justification for a new settlement in the area because it is possible to build within existing ones.
Outposts and agricultural lands which were taken over by settlers in the West Bank are incurring into Area B, in violation of the Oslo Accords signed between Israel and the Palestinians. One of the outposts’ houses is built on a nature reserve, east of Bethlehem, in violation of the Wye River Memorandum, signed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then Chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat in May1998.
Minister Benny Begin (Likud) has been quoted as one of the sources who transferred information to settlers about IDF movements in preparation for the possible dismantlement of outposts in the West Bank.