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Friday, October 14, 2011

Shalit transferred to Egypt? Israeli families file lawsuit

*cross-posted from Assoluta Tranquillita*

Amid reports just in that Gilad has been transferred to Egypt (here) comes this:


Bereaved Families File Suit to Stop Terrorist Release

Families of victims file suit against mass release of terrorists for Shalit. Sbarro families campaign to take murderess' name off list.

By Maayana Miskin

Relatives of victims of terrorist attacks have filed an emergency lawsuit against the release of terrorists in exchange for kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. The suit was filed with the help of the Almagor organization for victims of terror.

The government has agreed to release more than 1,000 terrorists in exchange for Shalit, including murderers and those who took part in previous kidnappings of IDF soldiers. The release deal has been controversial, with some warning that it will cause a wave of terrorism, while others argue that the state has an obligation to return kidnapped soldiers.

The families of those murdered in the Sbarro spearheaded a suit against the release and have launched a campaign to remove the Sbarro murderess who drove the bomber to the site from the list of those to be released.. Fifteen people lost their lives in the suicide bombing. ...

Much more at Israel National News here.