Irish Senators pass a law to boycott goods and services from Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.The legislation prohibits the import or sale of goods and services produced by settlers in the occupied territories. The law was proposed by an independent senator and passed by 25 to 20. All Ireland’s major political blocs except the ruling Fine Gael party backed the legislation. Israel’s settlement and constructions in the occupied Palestinian territories are considered illegal under international law. The regime, however, is pushing ahead with building more and more settler units. The new US administration has emboldened Israel to get...
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