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Legal principles should be able to stand the benefit of a doubt

Legal principles should be able to stand the benefit of a doubt

It is truly fascinating how diplomats and politicians (misuse) use concepts such as "international law" and "contradiction of international law" by applying bare assumptions. Martin Blecher, 24/05/2016 14:48
Defeating Israel with Funny Law

Defeating Israel with Funny Law

The legal way the to get rid of Israel is through International Humanitarian Law. Humanitarian Law is not applicable when Israel is attacked, only when it defends itself. Steve Apfel, 19/07/2015 07:43
Abbas Risks ICC Declaring Gaza is Not His

Abbas Risks ICC Declaring Gaza is Not His

PA gambit at the ICC might backfire if the court declares Ramallah has no grounds to file complaints for Gaza.Gedalyah Reback, 26/03/2015 21:51
International Law is on Israel's Side

International Law is on Israel's Side

International legal expert outlines Israel's clear legal right to Judea-Samaria, wonders why Israeli leaders won't say it out loud.Shimon Cohen, Editor, 'Sovereignty Journal', 15/03/2015 12:59
Switzerland Pushes Ahead with Conference on PA

Switzerland Pushes Ahead with Conference on PA

Despite objection from Washington and Jerusalem, Switzerland will hold a conference on humanitarian law in the "occupied territories".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014 04:46
Released: "Official" List of Hamas 'War Crimes'

Released: "Official" List of Hamas 'War Crimes'

NY-based legal rights group publishes list of blatant Hamas violations, ahead of UN investigation of Israeli "war crimes."Hillel Fendel, 18/09/2014 21:04
PA Official: Israel Follows International Law

PA Official: Israel Follows International Law

Palestinian envoy to UN Human Rights Council says Hamas rockets are 'crimes against humanity', while Israeli strikes are legal.Ari Soffer, 13/07/2014 13:29
Strengthening Israel's Status in Judea and Samaria

Strengthening Israel's Status in Judea and Samaria

An international conference that will discuss the legal status of land in Judea and Samaria is underway at Bar Ilan UniversityDavid Lev, 09/06/2013 20:16
Howard Grief Letters pt. 1

Howard Grief Letters pt. 1

, 09/06/2013 12:06
The Gaza Absurdity

The Gaza Absurdity

, 18/03/2012 19:03
High Court: Israel Not a 'Classic Occupying Power'

High Court: Israel Not a 'Classic Occupying Power'

A High Court decision about what to do with rocks from quarries throws an interesting light on the relations between Israel and PA.David Lev, 27/12/2011 12:00
'Arabs Occupied – by PA'

'Arabs Occupied – by PA'

The Palestinian Authority is the only entity that could truly be termed an “occupier” in the land of Israel, argues Ron Nachman, Mayor of ArMaayana Miskin, 06/05/2011 15:30
France Jumps the Gun on Libya

France Jumps the Gun on Libya

French recognition of Benghazi is on shaky legal grounds but one can find numerous explanations for it.Amiel Ungar, 10/03/2011 21:39
Helsinki Laws Vindicate Israel

Helsinki Laws Vindicate Israel

Study of The Helsinki Maritime Principles shows Israel was well within its directives in forcibly stopping the Gaza-bound flotilla. INN Staff, 03/06/2010 15:22
'IDF Did the Most for Civilians'

'IDF Did the Most for Civilians'

A senior British commander stands up for the IDF, saying Israel went further than any other country to prevent civilian casualties in war.IsraelNN TV staff, 09/07/2009 22:24