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
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.