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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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Russell Tribunal accuses Israel of apartheid violations

MEMO | March 18, 2013 The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) demanded on Sunday that the ICC investigate crimes against humanity being committed by Israel in the Palestinian occupied territories. The Russell Tribunal on Palestine, which was created in 2009 to look into the various accountabilities that have led to the continued occupation of the […]

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FM: Palestine must sign Rome Statute to access ICC

Maan News Agency | March 3, 2013   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestine cannot file complaints at the International Criminal Court until it signs the Rome Statute, the Palestinian Authority foreign minister said Sunday. The ICC was established by the Rome Statute and Palestine must sign the treaty to access the court, Riyad al-Maliki told Ma’an. […]

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International Law Legal Intifada by Palestinians Against Israel (Must Read)

Why the US Threatened to Cut Off Aid to the Palestinians if They Pursued and Were Granted Observer Status at the UN An Interview With Professor Francis Boyle By Dennis Bernstein | Sabbah Report | Dec 4, 2012 Francis A. Boyle meeting with Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at the Presidential Compound in Gaza in December […]

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ICC Jurisdiction in Palestine: Blurring Law and Politics

Jurist.org | April 8, 2012 JURIST Guest Columnist Valentina Azarov of Al-Quds Bards College, Al-Quds University says that the ICC was wrong to find that it did not have jurisdiction over Palestine, but due to the procedural nature of the decision, there are still avenues open for Palestine in the ICC… On April 3, 2012, […]

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Welcoming Palestine to UNESCO ~ By Prof. Em. Richard Falk

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? With Palestine getting full membership to the UNESCO, it also serves as a political reminder of its bid for statehood. Richard Falk | 02 Nov 2011 11:29 UNESCO delegates applaud after the General Conference admits Palestine as UNESCO member state in Paris [EPA] It may not […]

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