Gilad Shalit to return to Israel within hours after High Court rejects bereaved families‘ petitions

18.10.2011                      20.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 4

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Gilad Shalit to return to Israel within hours after High Court rejects bereaved families' petitions

High Court of Justice's rejection of 4 separate petitions against the prisoner swap agreement between Israel and Hamas effectively removes the last obstacle en route to the IDF soldier's release.

The High Court of Justice rejected numerous petitions against the execution of the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap deal on Monday, effectively removing the last legal obstacle en route to the release of the abducted Israel Defense Forces solder.
Earlier Monday, Israelis opposed to the Shalit prisoner exchange deal asked the High Court to block the release of the jailed Palestinians in return for the captive soldier….