Tag: Arab residents
The NGOs, Demolition of Illegal Building in Jerusalem, and International Law
March 1, 2005 | Justus Reid Weiner
Various nongovernmental organizations accuse Israel of abusing the Arab population of East Jerusalem by demolishing their illegally built (unlicensed) homes. These NGOs claim to be acting as the world’s conscience and proclaim the objectivity and accuracy of their reports. Using the idiom of international law, these NGOs have inflicted lasting damage on Israel’s reputation.