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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Israel floods settlements with subsidies - Aljazeera


Israel has announced a partial moratorium on settlement construction. Yet, at the same time, it has invested in those already established in a bid to solidify their existence.

In the Jordan Valley there are 22 settlements viewed as illegal under international law.But, they benefit from a system of Israeli funding specifically focused on kick-starting settler economies. 

As Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.