Great; one more place not safe for war criminals - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Don Boston
    • 15.01.10 | 20:27 (IST)

    Hurray! One more country msy be joining the growing world community determined to hold war criminals accountable. Simon Wiesenthal would be proud. He was no fan of war criminals or those who sheltered them. Today, Turkey's eyes are being opened; tomorrow, the US. Israelis suspected of war crimes, ought to go to the UK or the Hague where they would certainly get a fair trial. If they did nothing criminal, they would merely be inconvenienced. Only the guilty need fear justice. Anticipating the usual replies, if I were to be indicted for war crimes, I would voluntarily go to the Hague or UK to clear my name. That's what innocent people do. War criminals run and hide. I have deliberately assisted in the removal of an Israeli roadblock on the WB. I also do all I can to truthfully and nonviolently incite all persons to oppose Israel's actions in Gaza and the WB. Go ahead and try to get me indicted.

    from the article: Turkish human rights group seeks to prosecute Barak for alleged Gaza war crimes
    First published 18:32 15.01.10 | Last updated 00:38 16.01.10
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