The US is preparing to impose sanctions on IDF soldiers who operate in Judea
According to an internal report by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, if the
military attorney's office does not submit to the American government
answers to a series of claims submitted to the government against soldiers
and IDF units operating in the West Bank within less than 60 days -
sanctions will also be submitted against soldiers, including IDF commanders
Suleiman Maswadeh Political Correspondent and News Anchor KAN 11
21:16 February 09, 2024
[Translation to English by IMRA]
Scoop of KAN News: The American administration is preparing to impose
sanctions on IDF soldiers who operate in the West Bank, according to an
internal report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and received by KAN News.
The details of the report, which were revealed this evening (Friday) on
Friday News in KAN 11, raise a series of claims submitted to the
administration against IDF units operating in the Judea and Samaria region.
According to the report, if the military attorney's office does not submit
answers to the American government in less than 60 days - sanctions will
also be submitted against soldiers, including commanders in the IDF. In
addition, the report shows that the Biden administration has warned Israel
many times about the lack of enforcement against settler violence against
Palestinians - and Israel's answers were not satisfactory.
In Israel, the threats of the Biden administration are taken seriously and
they are even preparing to expand the order against elected officials,
including the heads of authorities in the Israel Defense Forces and even
members of the Knesset and ministers. Next week, an inter-ministerial
discussion on the issue is expected to take place with the cooperation of
the military attorney's office to see how the expansion of the order can be
[IMRA: Media note: The Saturday evening KAN Reshet Bet "Transitioning to the
First [Sunday]" with Liat Regev news program, followed up on the item with
an interview with Dr. Gal Levertov. KAN introduced him as having served as
the Director of the International Department of the Ministry of Justice.
For some reason KAN did not believe it relevant to note that Dr. Leventov
has "devoted most of his time" to fighting the judicial reform of the
Netanyahu Government since that program was launched in January 2023.
Levertov supported the American initiative in the interview, citing, among
other things, the distribution of weapons to "settlers" [IMRA: not
mentioning that this was for the use of the emergency security teams] after
the October 7th massacre.
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