“Mr. Prime Minister, […] I’m sorry if you find that this opinion does not assist the government in its diplomatic effort but I have no option but to present the law as it stands, to the best of my understanding and conscience.”
In November 1979 Attorney General Yizhak Zamir was asked to provide solutions to legal status of both existing and future settlements in the Occupied Territories. Akevot has uncovered his detailed opinion and the cover letter he wrote to Prime Minister Begin; Our colleagues at The Law In These Parts review the document (Hebrew).
The document is included in Akevot’s Conflict Records’ Digital Repository.