Do Israeli Rights Conflict with the Palestinian Right of Return? Identifying the Possible Legal Arguments

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In this working paper, refugee law expert Michael Kagan develops the idea of conflicting rights as a means of addressing Israeli objections to Palestinian refugee return. Rather than explore Palestinian arguments for the right of return, this paper starts from the assumption that the right of return exists and must be accepted by Israel in order to reach a just peace that complies with international law.

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(BADIL Res. Ctr. for Palestinian Residency & Refugee Rights, Working Paper No. 10, 2005).