Legal Experts: No Basis in Law for Palestinian “Right of Return”
Law professors Ruth Gavison, Yaffa Zilbershatz present PM with position paper claiming must not recognize right of return ‘even as symbolic gesture’. Had this been a legal right, it would have already been discussed at international court, documents says
“International law does not recognize the right of the Palestinian refugees and their descendents to return to their homes,” according to a first-of-its-kind position paper recently submitted to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior officials.
“Any recognition of this right may tie Israel’s hands and lead to mass lawsuits that will effectively mean the end of the Jewish state,”