Amnesty calls for ban on all imports from Israeli settlements to mark 50 years of occupation

Amnesty International has called for an international ban on all goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements to mark 50 years of occupation of Palestinian territories.
 
“The international community must put an end to the multi-million-dollar profits that have fuelled mass human rights violations against Palestinians… It’s time for states to take concrete international action to stop the financing of settlements, which themselves flagrantly violate international law and constitute war crimes.”
 
The settlements on Palestinian territories have long been considered a major obstacle to achieving peace in the regions, as an end to occupation has been maintained as a pre-condition to resuming peace talks.
 
The last round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks stalled in 2014, and there have been no serious attempts to restart negotiations.
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