RAMALLAH, January 16 (JMCC) - Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni
is being targeted for arrest in a planned visit to South Africa in February, reports a local website.
News24 quoted [Media Review Network] chairperson Iqbal Jassat as saying that Livni, who served as foreign minister during Operation Cast Lead, is due in South Africa this month on the invitation of the Jewish Board of Deputies. Read
We have now been informed that she has been invited to this country and have therefore instructed our legal team to take all necessary measures to secure an arrest warrant and to pave the way for her prosecution, Jassat said.
Our decision is based on the fact that SA is a signatory to the Rome statutes which obligates all member states to honor their responsibility in the prosecution of war criminals.
the story at Ynet...