Kafr Qasem Massacre: Israel Makes Decision on Historic Docs. That’s All We Can Say

Israel has maintained that a request by a historian to reveal protocols dealing with the Kafr Qasem massacre would harm state security and its foreign affairs. Now that a military court has made a ruling, it’s unknown if, when and what information the public will see

Ofer Aderet
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Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet

Ending a five-year legal process, the military appellate tribunal has handed down its ruling regarding the request of a historian to reveal historical documents related to the Kafr Qassem massacre in 1956. But due to a gag order, this ruling cannot be published. So despite the fact that it was given, there is no telling whether, when, and which documents will be revealed to the public.

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