RAMALLAH Jan 16 (JMCC) - If Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni travels to the UK to invite arrest for war crimes, it is unclear how the government will respond.
According to The National
, the UK cabinet is divided over the issue of universal jurisdiction and how it should be translated in domestic law.
In December, Ms Livni canceled a trip to London when she received word that an arrest warrant awaited her for crimes committed during the invasion of the Gaza Strip just over a year ago, when she was foreign minister and vice-prime minister.
Since then, Livni has said she will visit the UK in order to establish a precedent in British courts and embarrass the government into changing the law. Read