Returning to Jerusalem, the current Phone Number List dispute in the city finds its origin in the unresolved problem of its legal status and the failed partition of the territory of Palestine into a Jewish and an Arab state. Under the United Nations partition plan, approved in November 1947, Jerusalem – like Bethlehem – would become a Corpus Separatum, that is, under international control and without effective management by either the Jewish or Arab states. The international tutelage – which would Phone Number List have meant that several countries had a separate diplomatic representation in Jerusalem – was never implemented due to the war that was fought, first of all, by Israelis against Palestinians and, since the Israeli Phone Number List Declaration of Independence, in May 1948,
The nascent Jewish State against five Arab Phone Number List countries. Today, the legal status of Jerusalem, according to the United Nations and almost every country in the world, it is unresolved and remains in dispute. Likewise, the vast Phone Number List majority of the international community never recognized the Israeli decision to crown West Jerusalem as Israel's capital in 1949 or the annexation of East Jerusalem (following Israel's conquest in the Six-Day War from Jordan). in 1967. The annexation brought East Jerusalem within Israel's borders, but did not grant full rights to its Arab citizens, who can vote to select the city's mayor, but not to elect members of the Israeli Parliament or to Phone Number List the Prime Minister of Israel himself.
Meanwhile, just two weeks Phone Number List ago, the humanitarian organization Human Rights Watch published an exhaustive 213-page investigative work titled , in which it claims that Israel rules a regime of apartheid and persecution" over Palestinians, which was defined as a crime against humanity in the For years, whenever Israel has been accused of Phone Number List maintaining an apartheid regime in the occupied Palestinian territories, it has responded with the argument that this is a "temporary" situation (a product of the 1967 war) and that the future of the West Bank is it will determine through negotiations that have stalled – according to Israeli arguments – as a result of the refusal of the Phone Number List Palestinian side to participate. That is to say: the responsibility lies with the Palestinians and not with the Israeli State itself, which has driven that today 8% of its civilian population – about 700.