Peace Now: 14 West Bank settler outposts to be legalized, 20 already approved

Using our data, the Jerusalem Post published an article on Netanyahu’s policy of legalization of illegal construction in the West Bank. In the first 6 months of 2016 construction plans for 1,823 housing units in the settlements were promoted. out of the 1,823, 314 are retroactive plans for housing units which were built illegally. Additionally, the government approved the legalization process of the illegal outpost of Horesh Yaron, which is located west of Ramallah. All of this was approved just after the Quartet report criticized the Israeli government precisely on this policy.

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