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Price of renting Airbnb on illegal Israeli settlements - Al Jazeera English

16.1.16

Price of renting Airbnb on illegal Israeli settlements - Al Jazeera English: Anyone staying in an Airbnb-listed settlement property "facilitates the commission of the crime of establishing settlements and therefore aids and abets the crime," said John Dugard, professor of international law, and a former Special Rapporteur to the UN on Palestine.
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"The same applies to making money from property built on illegal settlements." Airbnb takes a commission on property rentals, and so is profiting from Israel's colonisation of Palestine.

Hosts who list properties via the company are required to provide accurate locations. As such, stating that settlements are located in Israel - when they are in fact illegal under international law because they are built on occupied territory - is a violation of the company's terms.


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