Terror victims from across the US and Israel came here this week to urge the Bush administration not to interfere with their multi-million-dollar lawsuits against the Palestine Liberation Organization. They left feeling they’d been listened to, but not necessarily heard.
“I hope that they understand deeply now what we need from them, what we’re going through, that we’re seeking justice the way we’re supposed to,” said Shayna Elliot, one of more than 20 American victims of terror attacks and bereaved family members who met with officials at the State Department and Department of Justice on Wednesday and Thursday.
They made the trip after learning that the State Department might submit a “statement of interest” at the urging of the PLO, telling the court that the Palestinians shouldn’t have to pay out on the judgments delivered against them….
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