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January 14, 2014 12:14 pm

Supreme Court Judge Gives Israeli Justice Minister One Week to Release Bank of China Terror Case Docs

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Israel's Supreme Court, in Jerusalem. Photo: WikiCommons.

Israel's Supreme Court, in Jerusalem. Photo: WikiCommons.

Israeli Supreme Court Judge Elyakim Rubinstein on Tuesday ruled that the Israeli government, in the person of Justice Minister, Tzipi Livni, must turn over documents requested for a case against the Bank of China. The ruling gave Livni seven days to comply.

The lawsuit charges the People’s Republic with allowing its financial facilities to hold and transfer money to Palestinian terror groups engaged in perpetrating violent acts of terror against Israeli and American civilians, Shurat Hadin-The Israel Law Center said.

A spokesman said that the case was filed on Tuesday morning and Judge Rubinstein, Israel’s Attorney General from 1997 to 2004 and a former high-level diplomat, gave his ruling the very same day.

The case was filed on behalf of 22 victims of terrorism and, according to Shurat Hadin-The Israel Law Center, “was commenced at the instigation and encouragement of the Government of Israel in 2008.”

It said the case, which was filed in New York, progressed until “Israeli officials made a u-turn in their promise to allow former intelligence agents to testify against the BOC (Bank of China) in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, citing national security and a need to safeguard their state secrets.”

A letter from New York District Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein said, “The requested documents will be used by the parties in support of their claims or defenses. Among other things, the requested documents will be used in taking the testimony of a witness located in Israel. The Court accordingly respectfully requests a prompt response to this Letter of Request.”

The case against the Bank of China contends “that BOC provided financial services to the PIJ (Palestinian Islamic Jihad) and Hamas, and therefore is liable for plaintiffs’ injuries, because it processed millions of dollars of wire transfers and other transactions for a BOC account-holder named Said al-Shurafa (‘Shurafa’), who held multiple accounts in his name at BOC branches in Guangdong Province, China, and Shurafa’s relations and affiliates (collectively, the ‘Shurafas’). Plaintiffs allege that Shurafa is an operative and agent of the PIJ and Hamas. BOC denies plaintiffs’ allegations against it and denies that it is liable to plaintiffs for their injuries.”

The evidence requested includes, “Documents concerning an alleged April 2005 meeting in China between Israeli counter-terrorism officials and ‘officials of the PRC ‘s Ministry of Public Security and the PRC’s central bank,’ during which Israeli Government officials allegedly stated that transfers to accounts of Said ZR al-Shurafa (‘Shurafa’) at the BOC ‘were being made by the PIJ for the purpose of carrying out terrorist attacks’ and ‘demanded that the PRC officials take action to prevent BOC from making further such transfers.'”

The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had been criticized by U.S. Representative  Eric Cantor, the House majority leader, for stalling in delivering the information. While Israel says the delays are due to the sensitivity of the requested documents, reports claim that Israel is stalling to avoid angering the Chinese government with whom Israel has growing economic ties. Cantor’s cousins are involved in the case as plaintiffs.

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Shurat Hadin’s Director, said, “We have filed this suit today as we believe Minister Livni is culpable not only of failing in her duties under the Hague Convention, but of failing the Israeli victims of Palestinian terrorism in their quest for justice.”

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  • I advice Tzipi Livni to release the case against The Bank of China immediately! The person who stands behind the whole affair is not Hamas people. Those that stand behind it are those that support Hamas people behind, are those of Norway Nobel piss Prize of Jens Stoltenberg mafia people which did drive almost the whole of Norway citizens to ” Fear and silence” and , are those behind the Arab Spring, are does that killed Gaddafi under fixed ” Mind Attack” for years into madness, are those behind the fall of the Iranian Shah, are those that force the Israeli peace with Palestinians! Are those people who want to harm the Israeli relation to China, which China did in fact, protect Jews under the 2WW. The Bank of China is a victim played round by those that wants to harm Chinese economy. Do no forget that the Nobel piss Prize to a Chinese activist is truly a recruited naïve Chinese man which has no clue about western “mind terror “which Tzipi Livni is already a victim of and surely not aware of it! The Chinese activist is recruited by Norwegians agents in Beijing under cover up of been English teachers in Chinese universities, we see what is going on to day in USA universities! The same cover up events is happening to day where Chinese students are recruited by other Chinese already recruited as political activists and played under cover up as fake artists from which they get their cover up fix ideas for art profusion to attack the people of China nation ” Minds” and the government of China as a whole”, those Chinese targeted and recruited people get easily green card to enter USA, And of course to fuck up Jewish “minds” in NY and in the rest of USA. Wake up! Those that stand behind Hamas are those that created the Hamas movement to split the Palestinians people to fuck up Israel future. They will not stop attacking Jews because they fears Jews innovation “Mind”, they fear Jews relation to China! They fear life, they fear been discovered as coward hiding behind ” Mind Attack”.

  • I advice Tzipi Livni to release the case against The Bank of China immediately! The person who stands behind the whole affair is not Hamas people. Those that stand behind it are those that support Hamas people behind, are those of Norway Nobel piss Prize of Jens Stoltenberg mafia people which did drive almost the whole of Norway citizens to ” Fear and silence” and , are those behind the Arab Spring, are those behind the fall of the Iranian Shah, are those that force the Israeli peace with Palestinians! Are those people who want to harm the Israeli relation to China, which China did in fact, protect Jews under the 2WW. The Bank of China is a victim played round by those that wants to harm Chinese economy. Do no forget that the Nobel piss Prize to a Chinese activist is truly a recruited naïve Chinese man which has no clue about western “mind terror “which Tzipi Livni is already a victim and surely not aware of it! The Chinese activist is recruited by Norwegians agents in Beijing under cover up of been English teachers in Chinese universities, we see what is going on to day in USA universities! The same cover up events is happening to day where Chinese students are recruited by other Chinese already recruited as political activists and played under cover up as fake artists from which they get their cover up fix ideas for art profusion to attack the people of China nation ” Minds” and the government of China as a whole”, those Chinese targeted and recruited people get easily green card to enter USA, And of course to fuck the Jewish “minds” in NY and in the rest of USA. Wake up!

  • I advice Tzipi Livni to release the case against The Bank of China immediately! The person who stands behind the whole affair is not Hamas people. Those that stand behind it are those that support Hamas people behind, are those of Norway Nobel piss Prize of Jens Stoltenberg mafia people which did drive almost the whole of Norway citizens to ” Fear and silence” and , are those behind the Arab Spring, are those behind the fall the Iranian Shah, are those that force the Israeli peace with Palestinians! Are those people who want to harm the Israeli relation to China, which China did in fact protect Jews under the 2WW. The Bank of China is a victim played round by those that wants to harm Chinese economy. Do no forget that the Nobel piss Prize to a Chinese activist is truly a recruited naïve Chinese man which has no clue about western “mind terror “which Tzipi Livni already is a victim and surely is not aware off! The Chinese activist is recruited by Norwegians agents in Beijing under cover up of been English teachers in Chinese universities, we see what is going on to day in USA universities! The same cover up events is happening to day where Chinese students are recruited by other Chinese which already are recruited as political activists and played under cover up as fake artists from which they get their cover up fix ideas for art profusion to attack the people of China nation ” Minds” and the government of China as a whole”, those Chinese targeted and recruited people get easily green card to enter USA, And of course to fuck the Jewish “minds” in NY and in the rest of USA. Wake up!

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