Is UNRWA (UN Palestinian refugees agency) violating international law?

Introduction During the current Gaza conflict, several incidents gave rise to a serious suspicion that UNRWA is repeatedly violating international law by aiding Hamas in its armed conflict against Israel. Below I will describe what can be done about the aforementioned¬†suspicion and what are the UN’s legal and moral obligations in handling the¬†case. Legal Personality…

The Residents of the “West Bank”: A Second Look

Introduction It is very popular worldwide to object to what is often called “The Israeli Settlements” in the regions of Judea and Samaria ¬†(what some call the “West Bank”, hereinafter the “Territories”). At first glance those towns and cities may seem similar to well known cases of western oppression from recent history, allegedly the same…