Meron, Theodor

Born: Apr 28, 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Diplomat, Lawyers

1930 - Born in Kalisz, Poland on the 28th of April.

1960 - He was legal counsel to the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

1967 - Wrote a secret memo for Prime Minister Levi Eshkol.

         - This was just after Israel's victory in the Six-Day War of June. Meron argued that creating new settlements in the Occupied Territories would be a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.

1971-1975 - Israeli ambassador to Canada.

1977 - He has been a Professor of International Law.

1978 - Immigrated to US 1978.

1984 - Naturalized US citizen.

1994 - The holder of the Charles L. Denison Chair at New York University Law School.

2000-2001 - He served as Counselor on International Law in the U.S. Department of State.

2003 - President of International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

         - Eshkol went ahead to create the settlement anyway and so began the Greater Israel movement and Israel's settlement enterprise.

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