Sunday, July 4, 2010

British Jury Acquits Admitted Vandals Using The 'Israel is Committing War Crimes' Defense

It is disheartening that such a defense was made, but that fact that it worked... (via)

"Five activists who caused £180,000 damage to an arms factory were acquitted after they argued they were seeking to prevent Israeli war crimes.

The five were jubilant after a jury found them not guilty of conspiring to cause criminal damage to the factory on the outskirts of Brighton.

The five admitted they had broken in and sabotaged the factory, but argued they were legally justified in doing so.

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