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Challenges to international humanitarian law: Israel’s occupation policy

31-12-2012 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 888, by Peter Maurer

In this article*, the ICRC's President Peter Maurer presents the ICRC's view on Israeli policies and practices regarding certain key issues related to the occupation, deriving from Israel's obligations under occupation law, namely the annexation of East Jerusalem, the routing of the West Bank Barrier and the building of Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. 

* Due to production delays, this article was published online on 2 December 2013, despite the journal issue being dated 2012.


Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross