JOHNBOY the lawproff does not deny Arabs& lefties can harass!! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • PETER SM
    • 01.11.09 | 02:19 (IST)

    "Despite your touchingly naive beliefs to the contrary, even HRW has noted the lamentable state of universal jurisdiction as a practical tool in Europe -- owing to many reasons, but including prosecutorial discretion (which is often linked to foreign policy concerns) and to the limited scope of much of the legislation (in France, you basically need torture as a grounds for proceeding). As a practical example of Europe`s willingness to take a stand, consider Belgium, which did indeed have a very strong universal jurisdiction statute until 2003, when it gutted it after strong suggestions from the US and others that it might be wise to remove NATO headquarters from Brussels to a more congenial country. "

    from the article: Ya'alon: I'll forgo Europe trips to allow IDF freedom
    First published 12:40 28.10.09 | Last updated 18:38 29.10.09
Haaretz Headlines
A collapsed crane fills the street in New York, Feb. 5, 2016.

Modern Orthodox Jew killed in Manhattan crane collapse

David Wichs, a 38-year-old immigrant from Prague, was a member of Kehilath Jeshurun, a modern Orthodox congregation on the Upper East Side.

Syrians fleeing Aleppo wait on February 5, 2016 in Bab-Al Salama, near Turkish crossing gate.

Tens of thousands flee massive Russian-backed offensive on Aleppo

'It feels like a siege of Aleppo is about to begin,' U.S. aid worker says, as regime forces fully encircle countryside north of major city and Russian airstrikes mount to 250 a day, according to rebels.

Grave of Ahmed Tobi, whose family says he was trying to cross into Israel for work when he was kille

A family struggles to understand why the IDF killed their boy

Ahmed's family believes he was trying to sneak into Israel in a desperate attempt to find work. Israeli forces say he sought to stab soldiers. With no witnesses, more questions arise than answers.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves 10 Downing Street

How election scare tactics kept both Netanyahu and David Cameron in power

It is not known to what extent the Likud's former campaign manager helped the Tories, but the right-wing swings of both parties were eerily similar.