Gov't expected to allow increase in Terkel committee's power

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 4, 2010 07:40




In a meeting Sunday morning the government is expected to upgrade the powers of Terkel committee which was appointed to investigate the circumstances of the IDF's interception of the Mavi Marmara and five other boats heading for Gaza.

The committee will be able to invite witnesses who will testify on an oath.

Army operations will be checked by an army inquiry only and not within any other framework, army radio reported Sunday.


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