IN THE MEDIA
Hitting terrorist organisations in the wallet
Feb 18, 2011
By Louise Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
February 17, 2011
NITSANA DARSHAN-LEITNER has dedicated her life to fighting terrorism her way: using courts around the world to bankrupt terrorist organisations and disrupt the flow of funds from rogue states.
Now the Israeli lawyer says she wants to go after the Bali bombers and the organisations that bankrolled them.
Ms Darshan-Leitner says her Israel Law Centre has collected $120 million for victims of terrorism, put liens on $600 million more and won judgments for more than $1 billion against groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah, the governments of Iran and North Korea, and several banks…
To read to full article:
Podcast of Alan Jones interview with Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, February 17, 2011 – http://www.2gb.com/index2.php?option=com_newsmanager&task=view&id=8099
Article in the Age, February 14, 2011: “Israeli legal eagle gets her tallons into Terrorist Groups” – http://www.theage.com.au/national/israeli-legal-eagle-gets-her-talons-into-terrorist-groups-20110213-1as2r.html
Article in the Weekend Australian Magazine, February 26, 2011: “How to bankrupt terrorism” – http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/features/how-to-bankrupt-terrorism/story-e6frg8h6-1226010692196