Avi Dichter 311 AJ.
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [file])
Kadima MK and former Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) chief Avi Dichter was heckeled during a speech and called a "war crimninal" in both English and Hebrew at Brandeis University in Boston, Massachusettes on Monday.
Dichter served as Shin Bet chief during the second Intifada and previously had a class action lawsuit against him dismissed which charged him with extrajudicial killing, war crimes and other gross human rights violations in a 2002 targeted killing in Gaza.
Students from the group Brandeis Students for Justice in Palestine stood
up during Dichter's speech, shouting that he was "wanted for crimes
against humanity" and wanted for torture. They added "Don't worry Avi
Dichter, we'll see you at the Hague," eluding to the International
Dichter is currently visiting the United States with five other Israeli
lawmakers from the Likud, Labor and Kadima parties to study American
Jewish life as part of the inaugural Ruderman Fellows Program.JTA contributed to this report