Israeli Rightist NGO Report Details Govt Subsidies for Settlements

The report was meant to “rank” members of the Israeli cabinet and the Knesset based on just how big of a shill they were for the settler movement, but a report from the pro-settler NGO Mattot Arim has also revealed exactly how broad the Israeli government’s policies of subsidizing the settlements in the Occupied West Bank are. The report revealed a number of unpublicized moves by the Knesset to support the growth of the settlements, and praised MKs who played a role in “dampening the attitude of leading countries toward the Palestinian bid for statehood.”

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