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New York jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks
New York jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks

A federal jury in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for a series of terrorist attacks that killed or wounded Americans in Israel during the early 2000s, officials announced Monday. The verdict, which is expected to be appealed, was the first time the PLO and the authority were held directly liable in terrorist attacks. The jury awarded $218.5 million in damages, a figure that is expected to triple to $655.5 million under provisions of the U.S. terrorism laws under which the case was brought. "The Palestinian Authority and the PLO have been found liable by an American jury for six heinous terrorist attacks that killed and...

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