Justice Minister: Remove land disputes from High Court
After two Beit El buildings were torn down Wednesday to obey a High Court ruling, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (pro-settlement Bayit Yehudi Party) proposed removing land disputes in Judea and Samaria from High Court jurisdiction and referring them to regular courts. The two buildings were demolished after three days of clashes between protesters and the police. Later, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approved 300 new housing units in Beit El, as per a three-year old government promise to provide alternative housing in another part of Beit El.to hundreds of voluntary evacuees from the Givat Ulpana district, that was built onPalestinian land,
Wednesday night, too, Border Police officers were called on to remove protesters from the ruins of a former settlement called Sa-Nur. Two officers refused to obey orders and will be charged.