U.S. Court Rejects Palestinian Lawsuit on Israeli Settlements

(Ha'aretz) Amir Tibon - A federal court rejected a lawsuit by Palestinian activists against the U.S. government and prominent American companies for their support of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. District Judge Tanya Chutkan dismissed the case, stating that the court "lacks subject matter jurisdiction to adjudicate the claims against all defendants because they are replete with non-justiciable political questions....This issue...is simply inappropriate for this court to resolve. Instead, these issues must be decided by the political branches."

2017-09-01 00:00:00

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