The British committed war crimes against the Jewish people - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • RfaelMoshe
    • 30.09.09 | 01:38 (IST)

    The British government should be tried for its crimes against the Jewish people and humanity and thus have a conflict in hearing any such case. After the British had illegally severed 2/3 of the Mandate to create "Jordan" and barred all Jews from that 2/3 in 1923,the British, in a pointless attempt to appease Arab interests, then barred all Jewish migration to the Mandate in 1939. While the Allies fought the Nazis, the British also fought the Jews, simply to prevent Jews from entering the Jewish homeland. The British continued capturing Jewish refugees and placing them behind barbed wire in Cyprus until 1948, three years after the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed to the world. Until Britain's conduct during the Mandate period is addressed, all British citizens everywhere should be subject to arrest.

    from the article: U.K. court defers Palestinian bid to arrest Ehud Barak
    First published 13:49 29.09.09 | Last updated 14:52 12.10.09
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