Human rights organization Yesh Din on Friday slammed the government for failing to raze the Ulpana outpost as it had promised, following the state's submitting of a request to the High Court to delay the demolition of the outpost, scheduled for May 1, by three months.

Yesh Din legal consultant Michael Sfard said Friday that the government of Israel had declared war on the rule of law and the court. He added that no private citizen would be allowed to reopen a case which had been ruled on and the state's request to delay the demolition of Ulpana breaks all the rules and laws of the game.

"In order to help settlers steal Palestinian lands, the government is ready to crush the basic principles upon which Israeli society is based," Sfard stated.

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