No. 10-7024.

642 F.3d 1088 (2011)

Ali Mahmud ALI SHAFI, Individually and as natural guardian of plaintiff Lamia Ali Shafi, et al., Appellants v. PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY, also known as Palestinian National Authority, also known as Palestinian Interim Self-Government Authority and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 14, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert J. Tolchin argued the cause and filed the briefs for appellants.

Laura G. Ferguson argued the cause for appellees. With her on the brief was Kevin G. Mosley . Richard A. Hibey and Mark J. Rochon entered appearances.

Before: SENTELLE, Chief Judge, ROGERS, Circuit Judge, and WILLIAMS, Senior Circuit Judge.

Opinion for the Court filed by Chief Judge SENTELLE.

Concurring opinion filed by Circuit Judge ROGERS.

Concurring opinion filed by Senior Circuit Judge WILLIAMS.

SENTELLE, Chief Judge:

Appellant Ali Mahmud Ali Shafi and his wife, Shirin Ali Shafi, filed this action against the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), seeking to recover damages under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350. The Shafis...

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