Attorney general drops case against Israeli participants in Freedom Flotilla
Friday, December 23, 2011
Citizens in Israel who participated in the 2010 will not be prosecuted, according to a statement released today by the , .
Weinstein said the cases had been closed due to "evidentiary and legal difficulties" related to "proving the basis of the office as well as legal questions regarding the jurisdiction of Israeli law on crimes committed abroad."
Knesset for the party, was amongst the Israeli citizens who participated in the flotilla. She responded to the dropping of the cases by saying that it "proves what I said all along. My participation in the flotilla was a political act and entirely legal.", an Israeli Arab and member of the
, a Knesset member for the nationalist party , said the decision to drop the cases was "a boost and reward for terror in Israel and around the globe".
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