Israeli Public Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir's remarks defending settlers' rights in the West Bank have sparked controversy, drawing criticism from various quarters including s
Ben Gvir's statement emphasized settlers' rights over Palestinians' movement restrictions, leading to backlash. Palestinian-American supermodel Bella Hadid criticized his stance on
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backed Ben Gvir's position, citing security concerns as a priority. He mentioned recent security incidents as reasons for implementing "sp
Ben Gvir is known for advocating for Israeli settlers in West Bank settlements, despite their illegality under international law. His support for settlers has made him a polarizing
The Palestinian Authority condemned Ben Gvir's comments as "racist and heinous," highlighting the deep-rooted animosity between Israeli politicians advocating for settlers and the
Ben Gvir's history, including charges of incitement to violence and supporting a terrorist group, adds complexity to his role as a government minister.
Amid a surge in Israeli assaults on the West Bank, the region has witnessed frequent army raids and settler violence against Palestinians, resulting in fatalities.