APN / Peace Now In the News - December 17-19, 2019

Ha'aretz: "Israel Said Expelled Hebron Monitors Caused 'Friction,' but Provided No Evidence" (December 19, 2019)

Peace Now said in a statement that "It's very grave to find out that the only thing that was behind Netanyahu's decision to breach an international accord and harm Israel's image and foreign relations by expelling the TIPH observers were demands made by settlers and right-wing NGO that oppose TIPH presence in Hebron."

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Ha'aretz: "Israel's Settlement Spending Rose, Even After Golan Heights Removed From the Equation" (December 17, 2019)

Peace Now, which tracks government spending on settlements, says that the high level of spending comes at the expense of communities inside Israel. "The government has lost all sense of shame," the organization said.