EU 'concerned' by Israeli activities in e. J'lem

By
February 1, 2006 19:21

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The European Union continues to be "concerned" about Israeli activities in and around east Jerusalem, including "settlement" expansion and demolition of Palestinian houses there, an official said Wednesday. Austrian Deputy Foreign Minister Hans Winkler told the European Parliament such activities contradict international law. Austria holds the rotating EU presidency. In December, the EU decided against publishing a report on east Jerusalem that was highly critical of Israeli settlement activity and the security barrier Israel is constructing to keep out Palestinian attackers. The EU said publishing the report was inappropriate as Israel was heading for national elections and the EU did not want to get involved in domestic Israeli politics in the run-up to elections. The report raised concerns about restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in east Jerusalem, Israeli settlements there and the impact of the security barrier on Palestinian communities.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

French ambulance in Paris, France, 2005.
December 11, 2018
Gunman kills at least four people in French Christmas market

By REUTERS