Skip to comments.Arabs Who Sued Over 'Massacre' will Pay (...Israel's legal fees)
Posted on 11/04/2013 2:22:09 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
An Israeli court has rejected a lawsuit by 37 Palestinian Authority (PA) Arabs, who demanded compensation for an alleged IDF massacre of their relatives, reports Maariv. In addition, the court ruled that the plaintiffs must pay 210,000 shekels to the State of Israel, in compensation for the sums it had to spend on legal fees for its defense.
The lawsuit relates to events that took place on February 19 and 20, 2002, at the height of the massive terror war launched by the PA against Israel some 17 months earlier, and usually referred to by its Arab name, the Second Intifada. On the 19th, a terrorist squad surprised an IDF force at the Ein Arik checkpoint near Beit El, and killed six soldiers. On the next night, IDF special forces attacked PA checkpoints in Shechem and Ramallah, killing 15 PA policemen.
The judge noted that the attack at Ein Arik was the last straw in a series of actions that led the IDF to redefine the PA police as an enemy force. As such, it the PA police were a legitimate target for attack.
"Every sovereign state has the right to defend itself, the judge ruled.
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
I’ll bet that Mossad operatives make real good collections agents.
Thanks Slings and Arrows.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Every professional victim has a right to sue anyone who says boo.
Preferably from above the neckline.
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