Israel’s Attorney General suggests relocating terrorists’ families within Judea & Samaria, arguing that expulsions to Syria or Gaza, proposed by Transportation Minister Israel Katz, violate int’l law and may expose Israel to charges at the ICC.
By Tova Tzimuki & Itamar Eichner
After expressing his stance that the expulsion of the families of terrorists to Gaza or to Syria contravenes international law and would expose Israel to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Attorney General Avcihai Mandelblit has decided to allow the government to expel families within the West Bank.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Marc Israel Sellem
Mandelblit is expected to inform Prime Minister Netanyahu that the expulsion of families from one city to another within the West Bank will be allowed, but only in cases where it can be shown that the family knew in advance of their relative’s intentions. Continue Reading »
Israel’s PM Netanyahu sent the Attorney General a request that his office conduct a legal review, including procedures needed to undertake, so that Palestinian terrorists’ families can be exiled to Gaza.
A bill proposing to deport families of Palestinians who carried out terror attacks to the Gaza Strip took another step forward on Wednesday after being submitted to the Knesset by Transport Minister Yisrael Katz of the Likud, the Times of Israel reports.
Transport Minister (Likud) Yisrael Katz – Photo: GPO
The proposed law is intended to serve as a deterrent to quell lone-wolf terror attacks against Israelis. Continue Reading »
US A-G Loretta Lynch says the American born spy has served enough time in prison, and the Justice Department won’t interfere with Pollard’s release.
US Attorney-General Loretta Lynch said on Saturday that the US Justice Department would not interfere in the process of releasing Israeli-American spy Jonathan Pollard.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch says corruption allegedly spans “at least two generations of soccer officials – Photo: Chip Somodevilla /Getty/AFP/File
Speaking at an Aspen Security Forum, Lynch said that Pollard has served enough time in prison to be released pending a parole board review.
She denied that Pollard’s release would have any connection to the nuclear deal with Iran and a supposed need to appease Israel. Continue Reading »