Most criminals want to avoid trial - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Don Boston
    • 12.10.09 | 19:36 (IST)

    Bibi's nonsense is just what one would expect from a war criminal, just like murderers and thieves. They all want to avoid trial, but that doesn't delegitimize the process. I'll need to review relevant documents, but my recollection is that a number of war criminals have been tried in absentia when they and their countries refused to deliver them for trial. Hopefully, such prosecutions will proceed regarding Cast Lead, with complete disregard for little Bibi. No one is going to invade Israel to arrest war criminals, but at least they'll be in a form of exile, persona non grata or subject to arrest throughout much of the world. Insufficient punishment, but better than nothing.

    from the article: Netanyahu vows never to let Israelis be tried for war crimes
    First published 17:01 12.10.09 | Last updated 10:46 24.10.09
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