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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.
"A somber reminder of the importance of the court’s mandate to fight impunity for the perpetrators of such atrocities."
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
I already knew of the intense pressure on the court to indict defendants in countries outside Africa, but I ran into the personal face of the ICC's dilemma during my visit.
Bensouda could still decide to close the file again, but the court’s order meant there was a very serious chance that Israelis would face a full criminal investigation.
ICC begins preliminary probe into 'Marmara’ after victims make referral; Senior Israeli official: Unlikely to lead to full investigation.
By HERB KEINON AND YONAH JEREMY BOB
Turkish lawyers make referral on behalf of Comoros Islands; Erdogan takes
father of Turkish-American killed on flotilla to DC on US visit.
ICC prosecutor says she is obliged to open examination following referral from Comoros where 'Mavi Marmara' ship was registered.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
ICC celebrates milestone amid possible Israeli-Palestinian legal conflict following potential PA status upgrade.
Following viral video, US, AU put together 5,000-strong military force to hunt down fugitive warlord Joseph Kony.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi won't necessarily be tried in The Hague, could face death penalty in Libya.
Rebels and Gaddafi forces fight for oil sites; warplanes bomb town of Brega for second day; gov't forces expand deployment.
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