ISRAEL: ARIEL SHARON’S TROUBLING LEGACY
Evaded Prosecution Over Sabra and Shatilla Massacres
Relatives of the victims of the Sabra and Shatilla massacre carry candles on the 18th anniversay of the massacre, September 15, 2000.
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It’s a shame that Sharon has gone to his grave without facing justice for his role in Sabra and Shatilla and other abuses. . His passing is another grim reminder that years of virtual impunity for rights abuses have done nothing to bring Israeli-Palestinian peace any closer.
Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director
(Jerusalem) – Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings Verder lezen