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International criminal court in La Hague.
The statement also accused Israel of carrying out “extrajudicial killings, arrests, and house demolitions, as well as besieging cities and villages and restricting the movement."
The legislation, which now needs Knesset approval, allows for members of a terrorist family to be forcibly expelled from their home within seven days of an attack or attempted attack
While protests, attempts to infiltrate Israel’s border fence, and fire kites have slowed some in recent weeks, no one has declared the crisis over and the IDF still views the situation as ongoing.
Turkish law firm Elmadag files a complaint to the ICC on behalf of the Comoros Islands regarding the 2010 IDF raid, saying the Gaza-bound flotilla flew the Comoros flag, incident occurred on Comoros's territory.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Israeli official says gov't has made clear to Palestinians that they “would pay a price” if they brought a complaint to the ICC.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND HERB KEINON
Ambassador to US says Israel cannot discount possibility that Palestinians, empowered at UN, will take action at int'l court.
By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER, JPOST CORRESPONDENT
Labor leader expresses doubt Netanyahu intends to build in E1, says Likud Beytenu leaders making promises to gain votes.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Labor head says Netanyahu using issue of settlement construction in J'lem-Ma'aleh Adumim corridor to distract from social affairs.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Senior PLO official Ashrawi says approval of 3,000 housing units in W. Bank, e. J'lem a flagrant violation of 4th Geneva Convention.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Legal scholars have latched on to the ICC prosecutor’s decision to deny the Palestinians access to the ICC.
Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies recommends acceptance of Palestinian statehood – with conditions.
Germany will not back Palestinian push for non-members status at General Assembly; Switzerland, Denmark join France in support of bid.
Palestinians will likely have access to international courts following UN statehood status upgrade this week.
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