Israeli settlers: patriots or criminals?

One of the major obstacles that stand in the road to peace between Palestinians and Israelis is the issue of Israeli settlements, colonies built in a territory that, according to Resolution 181 adopted in 1947 by the UN General Assembly and subsequent texts belongs to a (painfully still inexistent) Palestinian state. According to estimates, today …

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On settlers in Palestine

Great account on Al-Monitor about the dilemma certain Israeli settlers face."A military-political earthquake shook the land, at the height of which the settlers became the spearhead of Israeli national policy, both in the domestic arena and on the international front. [...] the "big bang" occurred immediately following the 1967 Six-Day War. [...] In those days …

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Settlement products are unethical goods

Do you know where a product you usually consume has been produced? Within the EU borders, you usually do. According to European legislation, the origin of many products has to be specified. But... what about the products with the label "Made in Israel"? That is a much more complicated issue, for these may have been manufactured …

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Settler and peace activist at the same time?

Eliaz Cohen is a resident of the nearby settlement of Kfar Etzion, located between Jerusalem and Hebron in the southern West Bank. He is well-known thanks to its verses and several media outlets have dubbed him "the settler poet". He is a bearded yarmulke-clad faithful Jewish who cannot imagine a life outside its settlement and …

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