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“I will not allow the uprooting of any settlement or any settler,” Netanyahu said as he stood under strobe lights on a temporary stage set up on an empty lot in the Revava settlement.
He said that the "family, who has lived there for the past 20 years, built a new home on land that they were led believe was okay. That is now being demolished."
Among those expected to participate in the meeting are Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Maraud and his Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Maliki.
Settlers appeal to the High Court of Justice in hope of getting a road finished.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The High Court of Justice said families ‘took the law’ into their own hands.
Settler leaders were split on Tuesday's approvals, while left-wing group Peace Now protested them.
Israeli officials say they intend to advance 3,736 settler homes amid criticism that Netanyahu was not building enough in the aftermath of the Obama years.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHAEL WILNER
The author admits to still struggling to understand how Jewish-American immigrants in the occupied territories see themselves and their role within the Israeli settler enterprise.
By ARDIE GELDMAN
Palestinians have insisted that settlement activity is a stumbling block to peace and the US has frowned on such building.
In July the families illegally moved into the structure, even though a prior court ruling had barred them from doing so.
Liberman, who opposes the new law, said “it causes tremendous damage” to the settlement movement because the legislation can also be applied to illegal Palestinian homes.
“We are fighting here for the State of Israel,” Roni Snir of the Binyamin Regional Council said on Sunday evening.
Fifteen families were given one week to move out.
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