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US’ shift on Golan: A disdain for the rights of Syrians under protection of international humanitarian law

US’ shift on Golan: A disdain for the rights of Syrians under protection of international humanitarian law A decision by the Trump administration to deny the reality of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights would demonstrate disregard for the protections due to the Syrian population under international humanitarian law. Particularly amid continuing, serious rights abuses by Israel in the Golan Heights, Syrian residents need the continued protections under the law of occupation, including the prohibition against building settlements and extracting…