Court Says PA, Not Israel, Should Issue Gas Masks in Territories

(Jerusalem Post) The High Court of Justice has rejected a petition from Physicians for Human Rights that the IDF supply gas masks to all Palestinians in the territories. Justices accepted the state's argument that the Palestinian Authority is responsible for protecting people in Areas A and B, which are under all or partial PA jurisdiction, reconfirming a similar ruling they made in response to a similar petition filed by the same group during a crisis with Iraq in 1998.

2003-02-20 00:00:00

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