Annan: Target killing is 'execution without trial'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 8, 2006 04:07

UN Secretary General Kofi Annan said Wednesday that Israel has the right to defend its citizens, but criticized the policy of targeted killings, saying that they are like, "executions without trial." Annan also expressed concern over the firing of Kassam rockets from Gaza into Israel and called on both Israelis and Palestinians to respect international law and to take steps to quell the violence.


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