International Criminal Court

After glorification of Sharon, only boycott can reveal Israel's truth

Richard Irvine
21 January 2014

What Sharon’s victims deserved, and never received, was justice and restitution.

Israeli lawyers group Shurat HaDin unmasked as Mossad proxy

A leaked US embassy cable shows the Israel Law Center’s director privately admitting it “took direction” from Israel’s spy agencies.

Investigate Israel's killing of US teen, rights group tells Obama

Barack Obama has maintained silence over Israel’s 2009 killing of Furkan Doğan on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara.

Israel steps up SodaStream marketing in attempt to greenwash Israeli settlement crimes

The Israeli government’s use of SodaStream to greenwash the occupation may have fooled politicians and mainstream journalists, but activists aren’t duped so easily.

Spain prosecutor requests ICC referral of case against Israel's Netanyahu for 2010 flotilla attack

Spanish prosecutor finds “strong evidence” of crimes against humanity, illegal detention and torture in Israel’s attack on Gaza flotilla.

UN move was meaningless if PA not serious about taking Israel to international court, says Al-Haq head

On Human Rights Day, Shawan Jabarin discusses the Palestinian statehood vote and Israel’s attacks on journalists.

"ICC was a hoax from the start": How the rules were broken to deny justice to Israel's victims in Gaza

The International Criminal Court (ICC) “was a hoax from the start.” So said Michael Mandel, a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, in response to the ICC Prosecutor’s shocking decision yesterday to refuse jurisdiction over Gaza war crimes without even referring the matter to judges.

ICC decision not to pursue justice for victims of Israel war crimes "dangerous" and "political" says Amnesty

Amnesty International today condemned a declaration by the office of International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor that it cannot pursue allegations of war crimes related to Israel’s December 2008 - January 2009 “Operation Cast Lead” attack on Gaza.

Mavi Marmara lawyers pursue criminal complaints against Israelis, declare UN report "null and void"

Lawyers representing the victims of the Israeli military attack on the Mavi Marmara have affirmed that they are pursuing legal action against the perpetrators, including individuals Israeli soldiers.

The case for UN recognition of Palestine

Victor Kattan
13 June 2011
Victor Kattan argues that UN membership for a State of Palestine would be a strategic asset to the Palestinian struggle for self-determination, although there are risks involved.
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