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Palestinians suing in US Courts over Israeli airstrike

Palestinians are suing (in American courts) over an Israeli air strike on a Palestinian terrorist.

The plaintiffs allege that Mr Dichter [former head of Shin Bet] was responsible for "war crimes and gross human rights violations for his participation in the decision to drop the bomb on the residential neighbourhood."

That innocent bystanders were killed in the attack is definitely unfortunate. This would pave the way, in theory, for additional potential lawsuits that may also stem from other attacks that result in the deaths of innocent civilians.

Perhaps the Israeli families of civilians killed by suicide bombers (such as here, here, here, and here) will sue the Palestinian Authority or the leaders of Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Popular Resistance Committees and Hezbollah for "war crimes and gross human rights violations".