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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Dubious Postponement of Netanyahu's Trial
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Hopefully delay isn't an escape hatch for Netanyahu to avoid long overdue justice.
Notably, charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust he faces don't remotely rise to the level of his crimes of war, against humanity, and slow motion genocide committed against the Palestinian people.
These high crimes are what's most important to hold him accountable for in an international tribunal — followed by conviction on all counts and longterm imprisonment.
On Sunday, his trial scheduled to begin March 17 was postponed until May 24 on the same day his regime's justice minister Amir Ohana, a Likudnik Netanyahu loyalist, invoked emergency measures to combat COVID-19 — both issues unrelated to each other.
In response, the Jerusalem District Court announced the following:
"In light of developments regarding
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