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The International Criminal Court And The Palestinians

As expected, the Palestinian Authority expressed satisfaction with the International Criminal Court’s ¬†decision on February 5 to consider an investigation of allegations concerning war crimes by Israel in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Muhammad Shtayyeh, the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, praised its ruling as a victory for justice. Israel, of course, […]

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Israel And The International Criminal Court

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s response to the¬†announcement by the chief prosecutor of The Hague-based International Criminal Court that there is a basis for investigating possible war crimes by Israel in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip was high on rhetoric and low on substance. Netanyahu could have attempted to refute her assertions point by […]