‚Shooting at Syrian protesters may violate int’l law‘

16.05.2011                      12.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 27 des Omer


'Shooting at Syrian protesters may violate int'l law'

Expert says details surrounding Nakba Day infiltration of border still unknown, but Israel will have to explain its actions.

The breach of the Israeli border by Syrian protesters was an unprecedented act in modern history and a clear violation of Israeli sovereignty as determined by article 51 of the UN Charter, an international law expert said on Sunday.
At the same time, Dr. Daphne Richmond-Barak from the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, said that firing on civilians was also a breach of international law, and that once the details of the event were made clear, Israel would have to explain its actions….