A Giant Step Towards Declaring American Soldiers War Criminals

David French American Center for Law and Justice 4/2/2015

Yesterday, the International Criminal Court “welcomed” Palestine as a “State Party” to the Rome Statute, the international treaty governing the ICC. Most of the coverage focused on the implications for Israel, as the PA has declared its intentions to file complaints against Israel for its conduct […]

Israelis testify in Geneva before UNHRC's Schabas commission on Gaza

The government of Israel has refused to cooperate with the three-member panel, headed by Canadian legal expert William Schabas.

Tovah Lazaroff The Jerusalem Post 1/19/2015

…The government of Israel has refused to cooperate with the three-member panel, headed by Canadian legal expert William Schabas.

It has charged that the panel is biased and the equivalent […]

Rand Paul Moves to Cut U.S. Aid to the Palestinians Over ICC Bid

Second time Paul has sought to eliminate aid to PA

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 1/6/2015

Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) introduced a bill late Tuesday that would fully eliminate U.S. aid to the Palestinians until their leadership withdraws a controversial bid to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to a copy of […]

Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICC

Netanyahu responds to Abbas’s ICC move by noting the PA’s pact with Hamas, vulnerability to prosecution for war crimes.

Tova Dvorin Israel National News 12/31/2014

Israel has little to fear from the Palestinian Authority (PA) signing the Rome Statute to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stated Wednesday night – and […]

Obama Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Raymond Ibrahim Human Events 11/8/2013

According to Egyptian newspaper El Watan, a group of Egyptian lawyers has submitted a complaint charging U.S. president Barrack Hussein Obama with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court.

The complaint charges Obama of being an accessory to the Muslim Brotherhood, which incited widespread violence in Egypt both before […]

Palestinian state to try Israel at ICC for Arafat killing, official says

Head of panel probing leader’s death says ‘those whose policy is assassinations’ will be brought to justice

Ilan Ben Zion The Times of Israel 11/28/2012

With the Palestinian Authority on the cusp of submitting its request for nonmember status to the United Nations General Assembly, one Palestinian official on Tuesday said the future state’s first […]