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Theodor Meron: The Settlements Violate International Law

Submitted by Robin Messing on Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:48pm

The Palestinians are likely to make Theodor Meron's Top Secret Memo exhibit A if the ICC decides to hold hearings against Israel.   Meron, a Holocaust survivor with a doctorate in international law from Harvard, was one of Israel's top legal experts in 1967. When  Israel's Foreign Ministry asked him whether it would be legal  to settle in the territories captured in the Six Day War, Meron wrote an opinion that stated:

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