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We demand that International Criminal Court charges Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel for War Crimes against Humanity

An open letter to Song Sang-Hyun, President of International Criminal Court.

We the citizens of the world demand that Benjamin Netanyahu as person and Israel as the apartheid state is put on trial along with all the evidences that prove it to be a country responsible for terrible war crimes against humanity and people of Palestine in general. 1,084 more words

Middle East

The Case Against an International Anti-Corruption Court

Judge Mark Wolf recently published a Brookings Paper, and an accompanying Op-Ed in the Washington Post last week, calling for the creation of an “International Anti-Corruption Court” (IACC), modeled on the International Criminal Court (ICC). 2,967 more words

Commentary

Joint Declaration by International Law Experts on Israel’s Gaza Offensive

The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip

As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip.

Gaza

Palestinians file complaint against Israel at ICC

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Two senior Palestinian officials have filed a complaint against Israel at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

Palestinian Justice Minister Saleem al-Saqqa and Gaza court prosecutor Ismail Jabr have accused Israel of war crimes in the lawsuit. 289 more words

Palestine

Gaza killings could warrant war crimes

Israel’s campaign against Hamas in Gaza has prompted the United Nations to investigate the possibility that war crimes have been committed by Jewish State.

Civilian deaths in the Palestinian Territory have now surpassed… 409 more words

United Nations

Israel: The Apartheid Nation

The nation is Israel is a nation of Apartheid. The definition of apartheid, as found in United Nations conventions and the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute among others, is not exclusive: it is about a system of separation, systematic discrimination, and human rights abuses that occur in the context of, and in order to maintain, that system. 181 more words

Politics