Israeli military seeks reversal of "human shield" ruling

[JURIST] Senior Israeli Defense Forces [official website] officers, under instruction from Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz [official profile], asked the Israeli Supreme Court [official website] Tuesday to reconsider last week's ruling [JURIST report] banning the use of Palestinian civilians as human shields [JURIST report]. Mofaz stated that the current ruling will be enforced until another hearing is held, when he will personally present his arguments supporting the use of human shields to the High Court. Haaretz has more.



 

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