Fear of Arrest Still Prevents Israeli Officials From Visiting Britain

Despite changes to 'war crimes' law in Britain, Maj. Gen. Doron Almog cancels trip on Jerusalem’s advice.

LONDON - The Israeli government fears senior state officials and military officers are still at risk of being arrested in Britain for alleged war crimes, despite a legal amendment aimed at precluding such arrests. Maj. Gen. (res.) Doron Almog had recently canceled an appearance at a fundraising dinner in London scheduled for next month at the advice of Jerusalem.