A Palestinian tribunal sentenced four men for last October’s slaying of Israeli Cabinet Minister Rehavam Ze’evi. In a trial held at Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s Ramallah headquarters, the four received jail terms ranging from one to 18 years. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rejected the sentences and said Israel would continue to demand their extradition.
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