Legal proceedings against an Israeli Cabinet member got under way in a U.S. court. Hearings opened Wednesday in the class-action lawsuit filed by Palestinians against Avi Dichter, Israel’s internal security minister. The Center for Constitutional Rights, a New York-based group that has won suits against government officials from Latin America, Asia and the former Yugoslavia, presented oral arguments in a New York courtroom on behalf of survivors and families of those killed in an Israeli bomb attack on a Gaza City neighborhood in July 2002.
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