Pompeo in Israel

Pompeo in Israel

Global Research, May 13, 2020

“At a time of COVID-19 related lockdowns and social distancing in most countries, Pompeo showed up in Israel Tuesday.

He came to meet with and bolster Netanyahu ahead of his upcoming trial to start later this month for bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.

He’s the only indicted figure in Israeli history to be sworn into office as prime minister — heading a coalition regime with Benny Gantz in a junior partnership role, at least for now.

Last week, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled against the Movement for the Quality of Government in Israel’s urging to disqualify Netanyahu because of serious charges he faces, clear evidence proving them.

For the first time, the High Court ruled (unanimously) that it’s OK for a corrupt figure to lead the Jewish state — effectively legitimizing his criminality, instead of demanding that the judicial process should decide his fate.

Pompeo was also at Netanyahu’s swearing in to highlight the Trump regime’s approval of his illegal plan to annex settlements, the Jordan Valley, and northern Dead Sea…..”


“….In late April, the Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel wrote Israeli attorney general Mandelblit, warning against Netanyahu’s illegal annexation plan.

It cited the International Court of Justice’s 2004 ruling on Israel’s Separation Wall on stolen Palestinian land that called for completed sections to be dismantled.

The ICJ also ordered reparations to be paid to Palestinians for the “requisition and destruction of homes, businesses, and agricultural holdings (and) to return the land, orchards, olive groves, and other immovable property seized.”

Israel ignored the ruling. Wall construction continued, along with other theft of historic Palestinian land.

In its letter to Mandelblit, Adalah also stressed that the Netanyahu/Gantz coalition agreement breached international law by ignoring Security Council resolutions, the right of Palestinians to self-determination, and it bypassed other “international legal barriers.”

The West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza are illegally occupied territories. Israeli settlements are illegal under international law.,,,,”



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