The case, Sokolow v. PLO, has its roots in the bloody years of the Second Intifada – a terror wave that killed more than a thousand Israelis and dozens of Americans.
The Jerusalem District Court had ruled that the PA was liable back in July 2019, but since then Shurat Hadin had to prove their damages.
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Shurat Hadin pursued the case for years on behalf of eight victims’ families relating to 17 complaints before the decision which could lead to damages as high as $1 billion.
A lot of people here live in this sort of escapist bubble and in those years it was very prominent.
The relationship led to the founding of Together Beyond Words, a non-profit that serves as a talking space for Jews and Arabs all over Israel.
A former military correspondent reflects on his time covering the bloody uprising.
As previously mentioned, the jury did not require very long to find the PLO and PA guilty of supporting the terrorist attacks in which we and other American families were harmed.
The move was a blow to efforts to hold the case liable in American courts for terror incidents in Israel that killed 33 US citizens during the Second Intifada.
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