Sharon dodges war crimes lawsuit for now

Blanche, Ed
September 2002
Middle East;Sep2002, Issue 326, p24
Focuses on the issues faced by Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon over the massacres at refugee camps in Lebanon. Controversy on the formal launch of the International Criminal Court; Refusal of the U.S. to ratify the 1988 Rome Treaty; Speculation on the link between the assassination of Lebanese Forces leader Elie Hobeika and Sharon's case.


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