Jerusalem Permits Building U.S. Embassy on Disputed Site as Washington Mulls Location

July 6, 2023

...In November, the families wrote to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and submitted their claim of ownership of the land. “Should the United States proceed with this plan, it would not only be complicit in Israel’s illegal confiscation of Palestinian-owned land, but would also become an active participant in the seizure of land from U.S. citizens,” wrote attorneys Suhad Bishara of Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, and Diala Shamas of The Center for Constitutional Rights, an American human rights organization assisting the families...

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July 6, 2023