#117 Cipora Julianna Kohn - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Alofs
    • 10.12.07 | 01:09 (IST)

    It was not my intention to make you assume that what Dichter is suspected of amounts to a Nazi war crime. I want to stay far from using emotionally charged WWII terminology for the present day conflict. What I wanted to point out is that individuals are motivated for various legitimate reasons to seek the prosecution of war criminals. I could have named myself for instance. As a health worker who witnessed the massacre of Sabra & Shatila in September 1982 (taken prisoner by the falangists while working in Gaza Hospital in Sabra) I have been involved in the efforts to bring Ariel Sharon to trial in Belgium. We sadly failed, but at least we did our best to carry out a civic duty. Suspected war criminals should never rest assured that the crimes they committed will go unpunished.

    from the article: London's burning for Dichter
    First published 00:00 09.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 09.12.07
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