APN/ Peace Now in the News: March 27-31, 2017

BBC: March 31, 2017
Israel Approves First New West Bank Settlement in 20 years,” Peace Now reports that in addition to the plans to build a new settlement outside Shilo, Israel approved tenders to build 1,992 new homes in at least four other existing settlements.

Times of Israel: March 31, 2017
Palestinians, UN Chief Rap New Settlement for Amona Evacuees,” Peace Now warns that the announcement of an entirely new settlement fragments the West Bank and the possibility of a future Palestinian state.

WBT: March 31, 2017
Israeli PM Limits Settlements While Announcing New One,” Peace Now’s Lior Amihai writes that in building a new settlement, the Israeli government is only trying to appease its right-wing settler minority.

Washington Post: March 29, 2017
"Is Israel losing it's soul?," Richard Cohen's op-ed quotes APN Board member, Letty Cottin Pogrebin's piece in Haaretz about the entry ban.

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