Court freezes law that retroactively legalized unauthorized settler homes

The High Court of Justice has temporarily frozen the Settlements Law, which retroactively legalizes settler homes illegally built on private Palestinian property. Right-wing politicians, legal experts and settlers immediately objected to the injunction. They had hoped that initial steps to prepare the ground work for the legalization of the homes could take place in advance of any court ruling on the legislation. The Settlements Law, which the Knesset approved in February, authorizes 3,921 illegal settler homes built on private Palestinian property while offering the Palestinian landowners monetary compensation.
Full report in Jerusalem Post