U.S. Court Rules Syria, Iran, IRGC, Banks Liable for Hamas Attack

(Jerusalem Post) Tzvi Joffre - In a landmark ruling, a U.S. federal court in Washington ruled on Monday that Syria, Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, and three Iranian banks were liable for the Hamas terror attack which killed Eitam and Naama Henkin in 2015. The court ruled that because Iran, Syria, the IRGC and the Iranian banks materially support Hamas terrorism and deployed Hamas as agents, they are liable under U.S. law for Eitam's murder, as he was a U.S. citizen. This is the first case in which U.S. courts have found Iranian banks liable for a terror attack by a foreign terrorist organization against a U.S. national.

2021-07-15 00:00:00

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