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by Maayana Miskin (Arutz 7)
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The High Court ruled against the Israel Law Center this week in a petition aimed at stopping the destruction of Jewish artifacts dating back to the Temple era. The court ruled that the destruction cannot be stopped using private prosecution. In addition to rejecting the private case against the Islamic Wakf Authority on the Temple Mount, the High Court rejected the Israel Law Center's demand that the attorney general be ordered to take action against the Temple Mount destruction.
The Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) had filed suit against the Wakf on behalf of 150 Israeli citizens. Charges were filed over the Wakf's use of bulldozers to carry out unauthorized construction in the area, despite archaeologists' warnings that the machinery was demolishing ancient Jewish artifacts.
Islamic Wakf Authority Accused of Deliberately Destroys Jewish ArtifactsMore on the Waqf's illicit excavations here and follow the many links.
Posted by Shinta Dewi on November 6th, 2010
News-worthy.info — The Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) filed a suit against the Islamic Wakf Authority on the Temple Mount at the Israeli High Court aimed at stopping the destruction of Jewish artifacts from the Temple era. But the Israeli High Court ruled out the petition saying that private prosecution can not be used to stop the destruction.
UPDATE (11 November): More here.