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July 2, 2001
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The Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office ruled that a complaint against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon accusing him of crimes against humanity is admissible, a Belgian newspaper reported. As a result of the decision, Belgian officials can now launch an investigation into what role, if any, Sharon played in the 1982 massacre of Palestinians by Lebanese Christians in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.

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