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Ms Maynard was subjected to intensive and intrusive questioning – she was unable to answer many of the questions, as to do so would have breached professional privilege (i.e. the duty of confidentiality she owes to her clients). The officials were not satisfied with her answers – and their questions revealed that they were disturbed by her involvement in obtaining an arrest warrant last September against alleged war criminal Maj. Gen. Doron Almog and collecting evidence against other high ranking Israeli officials.
For many years, most cases of killings, punitive house demolitions and torture in the occupied Palestinian territories have not been the subject of criminal investigations, let alone prosecutions, in Israel. Therefore, lawyers from the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights looked abroad for remedies to these alleged “international crimes”.
Originally posted by sbob
If I remember right Snoop Dog the rapper is banned from the UK for a stupid incident at Heathrow airport.
If you have an stamp on your passport for entering Israel you can not enter many Arab countries.
The Israeli's did not want someone in their country that they feel would is trying to go against them in some way and maybe a frivilous attempt in other countries courts to get war crimes prosecuted.
I would like to know who started these war crimes allegations? Were they individuals in each country trying to get a case against certain Israelis, and a lawyer on a certain political view agrees to try to prosecute this, and get in the papers.
I am just asking for more details.
Let us not forget that it was Israel, which in fact created Hamas. According to Zeev Sternell, historian at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Israel thought that it was a smart ploy to push the Islamists against the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO)".