UN official: The number of settlers in the West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014

UN official: The number of settlers in the West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014 The United Nations said that the number of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014. According to the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, the total number of settlers there has reached 710 thousand.  The United Nations announced Friday that the number of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014.  The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, said that the number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank amounted to about 370,000 in 2014.  In a session during the 49th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Lynk explained that the number of settlers has now increased by 23% and reached 480,000.  He indicated that the total number of Israeli settlers in the occupied Palestinian territories reached 710 thousand.  He said that Israel's occupation of Palestine amounted to "apartheid" (the apartheid regime in South Africa).  Link added: "Israel continues to impose a policy of racial discrimination against Palestine in a world where apartheid has ended."  The UN Security Council and General Assembly resolutions affirm that the Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories are "illegal, illegal, and a war crime."

The United Nations said that the number of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014. According to the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, the total number of settlers there has reached 710 thousand.

The United Nations announced Friday that the number of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank has increased by 23% since 2014.

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, Michael Lynk, said that the number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank amounted to about 370,000 in 2014.

In a session during the 49th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Lynk explained that the number of settlers has now increased by 23% and reached 480,000.

He indicated that the total number of Israeli settlers in the occupied Palestinian territories reached 710 thousand.

He said that Israel's occupation of Palestine amounted to "apartheid" (the apartheid regime in South Africa).

Link added: "Israel continues to impose a policy of racial discrimination against Palestine in a world where apartheid has ended."

The UN Security Council and General Assembly resolutions affirm that the Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories are "illegal, illegal, and a war crime."
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