Tzipi Livni refuses police interview in relation to war crimes investigation; British Government provide last-minute immunity

Scotland Yard’s War Crimes Unit transmitted a letter to the Israeli Embassy in London last week inviting Ms. Tzipi Livni to a police interview under caution in relation to her role in Israel’s 2008-2009 offensive on the Gaza Strip (Operation ‘Cast Lead’). At the time of the offensive Ms. Livni was Minister for Foreign Affairs and a member of the Security Cabinet. Ms. Livni is suspected of having committed war crimes during Operation Cast Lead. In 2009, a British judge issued a warrant for her arrest with regard to those suspected war crimes. Ms. Livni is currently visiting the United … Continue reading Tzipi Livni refuses police interview in relation to war crimes investigation; British Government provide last-minute immunity