The Israeli delegation introduced yesterday two resolutions at the Conference on World Peace Through Law relating to freedom of emigration and effective opposition to political terrorism.
The resolutions are to be discussed in panels in committees and if adopted there, will be presented to the plenary session on Friday. The conference opened Sunday at the Sheraton Park Hotel. It is being attended by delegations from 129 countries and more than 5200 delegates, of whom 1700 are from abroad and the remainder from the United States.
Those present include the Chief Justices of 48 countries, including Shimon Agranot of Israel. The Israeli delegation of 10 members is headed by Yitzhak Nenner, a Jerusalem lawyer who is president of the Council of the Israeli Bar Association.
One Israeli resolution calls for the right of any person to leave any country, including his own, and to take his property with him. In addition, it calls for a ban on any country which subjects any person desiring to exercise this right, to sanctions, penalties, harassment or humiliation. The other Israeli resolution, against terrorism for political ends, recommends strengthening of international cooperation on prosecution and punishment or effective extradition. (By Joseph Polakoff)
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