Israel Considering Sending Judges to Hague

(Jerusalem Post) - Israeli officials agreed to cooperate with the court's expected investigation, saying they would argue the fence is needed for self-defense against terrorism. However, Yediot Ahronot reported Sunday that Israel is worried about the panel of judges who will preside over the hearing, since two of the current judges are Arabs who have in the past expressed anti-Israeli sentiments. Foreign Ministry Legal Advisor Alan Baker has recommended that Israel send judges to the international court.

2003-12-22 00:00:00

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