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August 8, 2012 6:00 pm

PA Officially Asks Swiss Lab to Conduct Arafat Autopsy

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Yasser Arafat. Photo: World Economic Forum.

Ynet/AP – Swiss experts have been invited to the West Bank to test Yasser Arafat’s remains for possible poisoning, the chief investigator looking into the 2004 death of the Palestinian leader said Wednesday.

The announcement followed weeks of zigzagging on the autopsy issue by officials in the Palestinian Authority, the self-rule government that Arafat established. Their conflicting positions and hesitation triggered speculation they were trying to quietly kill the investigation.

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