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    • 05.01.10 | 16:27 (IST)

    Ite seems straightforward: 1 There is prima facie evidence that Israeli officers committed war crimes (cf Goldstone et al). 2 There is international law encouraging states to arrest and charge suspected war criminals. 3 The Israeli officers in question are therefore right to fear arrest. The scandal would be if Britain (as seems likely) cobbles together some get out of jail free card for Israeli suspects. It seems that only Africans and Serbians can be prosecuted for war crimes in another country.

    from the article: Deputy FM: Arrest warrants harming Britain-Israel ties
    First published 13:20 05.01.10 | Last updated 19:41 05.01.10
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