Turkel C'tee's Prof. Shabtai Rosen, 93, dies in J'lem home

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 22, 2010 00:35




Prof. Shabtai Rosen, 93, died of heart failure on Tuesday night at his home in Jerusalem. Rosen was serving as a member of the Turkel Committee, commissioned with investigating the events surrounding the May 31 Israeli raid of a Gaza -bound flotilla of ships in which nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists were killed by IDF naval commandos.

Rosen was an accomplished professor of international law at Bar Ilan University and recipient of the Israel Prize for jurisprudence.

Rosen was scheduled to be laid to rest on Wednesday in Jerusalem.


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