Saeb Erekat: Ireland must not be complicit in denial of Palestinian rights

Ireland and Irish consumers are continually supporting Israeli settlement enterprises

Amichai, the first new Israeli government-sanctioned settlement built in the Palestinian territories in some 25 years, mear the settlement of Shiloh, between the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images

Amichai, the first new Israeli government-sanctioned settlement built in the Palestinian territories in some 25 years, mear the settlement of Shiloh, between the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli /AFP/Getty Images

When the Seanad debated a motion on January 30th to ban goods produced in Israeli settlements located on occupied territory, many saw this as Ireland fulfilling its commitment to international law.

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