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EoZTV: Answering IfNotNow

By   /  December 30, 2018  /  Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 28, 2018 I’ll try to summarize: IfNotNow’s example questions are: The first question presupposes that there is a capital O “Occupation.” From the perspective of international law, this is not true. The definition of “occupation” comes from Hague Convention of 1907: Territory is considered occupied when it is actually placed under the authority of […]

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Is ‘East Jerusalem’ Palestinian Territory? – Avi Bell (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 21, 2018 Is “East Jerusalem” Palestinian Territory? – Avi Bell What country has legal sovereignty over Jerusalem? Israel’s answer is well-grounded in international law: the State of Israel. The Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) answer is contemptuous of international law. In a lawsuit against the U.S. at the International Court of Justice in The Hague over […]

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Message to UN and Europe: Palestinian Terrorism Always Violates International Law By Louis Rene Beres (Algemeiner via Breaking Israel News)

By   /  December 21, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 21, 2018 There can never be any greater form of power in world politics than power over death. Paradoxically, this pre-eminent form of power is almost entirely unrecognized by both scholars and policymakers. The principal result is that in terror-vulnerable countries such as Israel, counter-insurgency strategies remain all too frequently detached from what is most important. […]

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The Palestinian Claim to Statehood: An Open Letter to PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat – Amb. Alan Baker (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 17,  2018 The Palestinian Claim to Statehood: An Open Letter to PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat – Amb. Alan Baker (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat denounced Australia’s recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, stating that “East Jerusalem, under international law, is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian […]

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Must Read: International law and the State of Israel By Ted Belman (Israpundit)

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  History, International, Israel's legal case, Must Read  /  No Comments

Must Read: International law and the State of Israel By Ted Belman, Sept. 27, 2018 For thousands of years, nations came and went, pursuant to the rule, to the victor go the spoils. This included the right to rape the women, enslave the men, confiscate their wealth and rule the country as they saw fit. […]

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On Israel, Gaza and international law by Ari Ingel via Arlene Kushner

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  double standards, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

From Arlene Kushner’s blog, July 6,2018 I want to recommend an excellent piece by Ari Ingel, “Israel, Gaza and international law”: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Israel-Gaza-and-international-law-561656 It makes the case solidly for Israel with regard to international and the situation in Gaza. It clarifies that: [] Israel is not an occupier in Gaza. [] The blockade of Gaza does […]

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America Recognizes One Jerusalem, by Eugene Kontorovich (WSJ)

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 13, 2018 The new U.S. Embassy straddles the ‘Green Line,’ refusing to dignify claims of Israeli ‘occupation.’ Click here for article

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What are Israel’s rights under international law to defend itself from Gaza “marchers”? (EoZ)

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  double standards, History, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 19, 2018 A few years ago, there was another “march” on Israel. At the time, legal scholar Eugene Kontorovich wrote a relevant article on the legality of Israel defending itself in such a situation – using a startlingly similar event that happened in the Western Sahara: Click here for full article

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Must Watch: The UN Debates Jerusalem: A Primer, by Daniel Pomerantz (HonestReporting via Youtube)

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 21, 2017 Does the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital violate international law (as claimed by some)? Attorney and HonestReporting’s senior editor Daniel Pomerantz, explains. Click here for excellent 4 1/2 min. video

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