Mon Sep 11, 2017 01:57PM
A picture taken on September 10, 2017 from Jabel Mukaber, a Palestinian neighborhood in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem (al-Quds) shows the Israeli settlement of Nof Zion in the foreground. (Photo by AFP)
A picture taken on September 10, 2017 from Jabel Mukaber, a Palestinian neighborhood in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem (al-Quds) shows the Israeli settlement of Nof Zion in the foreground. (Photo by AFP)
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Israel’s plan to build the largest settlement inside a Palestinian neighborhood sends a very clear signal that the Tel Aviv regime has no respect for international law and does not want a Palestinian state, says a human rights lawyer.

“I think what is striking about this particular move, if it goes ahead, is that it means a large settlement is being built in a Palestinian neighborhood of East Jerusalem [al-Quds] … that will make it very difficult for East Jerusalem [al-Quds] to become a future capital of the state of Palestine,” Salma Karmi-Ayyoub told Press TV in an interview on Monday.