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January 19, 2016 10:43 am

Netanyahu Criticizes US Ambassador’s Claim Israel Has Different Standard of Law for Palestinians

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U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro claims there are "two standards" of law in the West Bank: one for Israelis, and another for Palestinians. Photo: Screen shot.

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro claimed there are “two standards” of law in the West Bank: one for Israelis, and another for Palestinians. Photo: Screen shot.

The Prime Minister’s Office dismissed as “unacceptable and wrong” an uncharacteristically sharp public criticism of Israel’s legal standards leveled Monday by US envoy Dan Shapiro, who said there seems at times to be one standard of law in the West Bank for Israelis, and another for Palestinians.

“As Israel’s devoted friend and its most stalwart partner, we believe that Israel must develop stronger and more credible responses to questions about the rule of law in the West Bank,” Shapiro said during an address at the annual Institute for Strategic Studies Conference in Tel Aviv.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post. 

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