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Thursday, August 1, 2013

War Crimes Charges Against Israel & Yaron

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 July 2013 (mathaba) – 

On August 21-24, 2013, the trial of Amos Yaron (retired Israel army general) and the state of Israel will be held in Kuala Lumpur. The charges against a former commanding officer and a nation are in complete compliance with proper legal process.
Charges against Amos Yaron (pic) will be brought by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission (KLWCC)

Charges are being brought against the accused by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission (KLWCC) following the due process of the law. The Commission, having received complaints from victims from Sabra and Shatila, Gaza and West Bank in 2012, proceeded to investigate these complaints resulting in the institution of formal charges on war crimes against the accused.

The suffering of the Palestinian people have been well documented over the decades without any recourse being open to these people. Legal obstacles are placed in their path denying them the right to be heard. The international community too has failed to recognise their fundamental human right to be heard.

The KLWCC founded in 2008 was established to fill this void and act as a peoples’ initiative to provide an avenue for such victims to file their complaints and let them have their day in a court of law...More