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Palestinian rights groups urge Abbas to sign Rome Statute

MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:16   A number of Palestinian human rights groups have called on the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to immediately sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in order to facilitate the prosecution of Israeli leaders over war crimes.The NGOs include the Aldameer Association for Human Rights, the […]

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ICC: Investigation of alleged war crimes unfeasible unless Rome Statute joined

[ PIC 31/08/2014 – 06:31 AM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– “Under the laws of The Hague court, my office can only investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine if it grants us jurisdiction in its territory. It has not done so,” prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda said. ‘’Has the international criminal court avoided opening […]

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West ‘nobbles’ ICC to be silent on Gaza genocide ~ by Stuart Littlewood

  Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:31AM GMT | PressTV | by Stuart Littlewood Was anyone surprised to hear that the International Criminal Court is under pressure not to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza? The British government wouldn’t even vote for the UN Human Rights Council’s proposal to launch an inquiry and, along with France, […]

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#ICC4Israel | International campaign to prosecute Israeli war criminals

[ PIC 27/08/2014 – 09:57 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian Bar Association declared the launch of the international campaign to prosecute Israeli officials for committing war crimes and massacres in Gaza. The international campaign declared its intention to hold Israel accountable at the International Criminal Court for its challenge to and violation of the […]

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#ICC4Israel | Hamas signs Palestinian application for ICC membership

Maan News Agency | (updated) 23/08/2014 16:46 GAZA CITY (AFP) — Hamas has signed a proposal for the Palestinians to apply to join the International Criminal Court at which legal action could be taken against Israel, a senior official of the movement said Saturday.”Hamas signed the document which (Palestinian) president (Mahmoud Abbas) put forth as […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Lawyer: Palestine can still sue Israel at ICC

PressTV | Aug 13, 2014   A French lawyer says there are still legal channels to prosecute Israel for its war crimes in Gaza at the International Criminal Court (ICC) after Palestine’s initial case was rejected last week, Press TV reports.   Gilles Devers had filed a case at the ICC on behalf of Palestine […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Palestine will not withdraw their complaint to the ICC

MEMO | Saturday, 09 August 2014 12:51 Palestinian Justice Minister Salim Al-Saqqa recognised that there is international and regional pressure on the PA to withdraw the complaint. He did not name any of the bodies exerting that pressure, but he affirmed that the complaint is still ‘active.’Palestinian Justice Minister Salim Al-Saqqa affirmed that the Palestinian […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | 150 + International Legal Experts: Israel Has Committed War Crimes

Should be Referred to the International Criminal Court By Washington’s Blog | Global Research, August 09, 2014 Legal Experts Say Israel Is Targeting Civilians and Inflicting Collective Punishment The United Nations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch all say that Israel has committed war crimes by targeting civilians. Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinians is also […]

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Israel uses media incitement to justify mass slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza

MEMO | Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:00 Israel is using media to incite hatred and violence against all Palestinians in the Gaza Strip after its military assault on Hamas has failed to defeat the Islamic resistance movement.Over the last four weeks, the Israeli army has waged a brutal military campaign in Gaza, killing over 1,800 […]

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HRW: Israel’s killing of civilian escapees “war crime”

[ 05/08/2014 – 09:16 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Human Rights Watch organization has charged the Israeli occupation army of murdering Palestinian civilians while they were trying to flee the wave of shelling that rocked southern Gaza Strip, saying this is a war crime by all standards. A report issued by the New-York based Human […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israeli team to deflect war-crime charges in Gaza

[ PIC 03/08/2014 – 01:01 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) have established a team to develop a strategic plan to face charges of committing war crimes against civilians in Gaza, Haartez Hebrew newspaper said Sunday. The newspaper revealed that the team, headed by the chief of the Israeli army’s Planning Directorate, […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Palestinians Claim UN Protection and Prepare Lawsuits ~ by Stuart Littlewood

…while the global community gives Israel all the elbow-room it needs to crush Gaza and its ‘nuisance’ inhabitants permanently Dissident Voice / by Stuart Littlewood / July 31st, 2014 As Gaza and its lovely people were being blown to smithereens by Israel’s state-of-the-art weaponry, paid for by the grotesquely unlovely US administration, I put what […]

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