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Jerusalem District Court Rules Abbas’ PA Gov’t Liable for Terrorist Murders

In precedent-setting case surrounding murdered Israelis by the hand of terrorists, Jerusalem District Court rejects Palestinian Authority’s ‘statehood’ claim as grounds for ‘immunity’.

By Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Cynthia Blank


In a precedent-setting ruling, Vice President of the Jerusalem District Court, Judge Moshe Drori, ruled that the Palestinian Authority is civilly liable for the murder of three Israelis.

The suit was filed by the estates and relatives of the victims Yaniv Ben-Shalom, his wife, Sharon Ben-Shalom, and her brother Doron Yosef Sawari, who were killed in a shooting in August 2001 during the Second Intifada.

It is infuriating to read the PA claim that providing money or weapons to perpetrators of terrorist attacks is part of its actions as a ‘state.’

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