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The Israeli government is set to discuss the legalization of Havat Gilad outpost, which was built on illegally-seized private Palestinian lands south of Nablus, northern West Bank.
Police Officer 2 Ricky Ofalsa of the Gubat police identified the fatality as PO2 Dennis Garbida, who was with him, and two others manning an outpost when a group of suspected New People's Army (NPA) rebels arrived and fired at the outpost at 5:50 p.
The Israeli government cared to cover the deficit of all local councils in the West Bank, even though the law expressly prohibits local and regional councils from financing illegal outposts, but the government turned a blind eye .
Otherwise, it is hard to find an answer as to why these incidents took place in Lice, considering that there are many other outposts under construction elsewhere.
The Israeli government informed the Supreme Court of its intention to "legalize" four settlement outposts that were supposed to be demolished in 2003, said the Israeli anti-settlement organization Peace Now.
The overnight operation targeted structures in the outposts of Or Tzion and Ramat Migron near the West Bank city of Ramallah, police spokeswoman Luba Samri said.
The Israeli group Peace Now reported on Wednesday that those two outposts were the first created since 2005 and that both are highly supported by Israeli authorities.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu has capitulated to heavy pressure from the settler lobby to find ways of legalizing settlement outposts built on private Palestinian land, Haaretz newspaper said Tuesday.
Legally the outposts are just like the 121 settlements (namely, they are all illegal), only the outposts were built following the 1993 Oslo accords, and, as opposed to the settlements, which are now home to close to half a million Jews or about 7 percent of Israel's citizenry, almost all the outposts are extremely sparsely populated with less than a dozen people in each one.
Summary: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to tear down settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank in return for U.
Since the border with Uzbekistan has not yet been demarcated in this area, putting up border outposts is prohibited.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told political allies yesterday it was a "disgrace" Israel hadn't honoured its promise to dismantle dozens of West Bank settlement outposts.