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World Court Said to Rule Israeli Barrier Is Illegal

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World Court Said to Rule Israeli Barrier Is Illegal

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World Court Said to Rule Israeli Barrier Is Illegal

World Court Said to Rule Israeli Barrier Is Illegal

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The International Court of Justice in The Hague will rule Friday on the legality of the West Bank barrier that Israel says it is building to keep out suicide bombers. According to reports based on leaked copies of the ruling, the court has found the barrier violates Palestinian human rights and international humanitarian law. The ruling is non-binding but carries moral authority. Hear NPR's Sylvia Poggioli.

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