BBC News ignores an unusual legal story from Israel

BBC Watch

A very unusual story that does not fit the BBC’s standard narrative on Israel and the Palestinians came to light recently.

The Jerusalem Post reported that:

“Fifty-one Palestinians tortured by the Palestinian Authority for cooperating with Israel can sue the PA in Israeli courts for damages, the Jerusalem District Court ruled on Wednesday.

The 1,860-page ruling is based on dozens of witness testimonies over several years.

It is one of the most bizarre in years, as it involves Palestinian Authority citizens coming before the courts of the Israeli “occupation” to get justice for their mistreatment by their own PA law enforcement. […]

The case is likely to cause significant diplomatic and legal complications between Israel and the PA, especially about whether and how the authority would be paying damages.” [emphasis added]

Haaretz added:

“The cases were filed by a number of Palestinians and Israeli citizens – mostly Arabs but at…

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