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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.
As Libyan leader strikes at rebels, US president says he has approved use of US military aircraft to pick up Egyptians on the Libya-Tunisia border.
By OREN KESSLER AND REUTERS
US president says he has approved use of US military aircraft to pick up Egyptians on Libya-Tunisia border.
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND REUTERS
Spokesman for Venezuelan president also confirms that Arab League interested in Chavez plan to send an int'l commission to talk with both sides; Britain, France to Gaddafi: Stand down or face no-fly zone.
Germany opposes move, says military intervention counterproductive; ICC chief prosecutor: Gaddafi committing crimes against humanity, there will be "no impunity in Libya"; opposition forces to be probed.
Libyan Human Rights League says an estimated 6,000 people have died in the gov't crackdown; UNSC to refer case to the Hague-based court.
Short preliminary investigation indicates the urgency of Libyan situation; Case is only second time a referral has come from the Security Council.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Until Tuesday, an argument could have been made that it was a coincidence.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The US will not stand quietly by should the United Nations Human Rights Council turn to the International Court of Justice against Israel, promises US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Why should Russia, Georgia or Israel cooperate with the ICC if countries who have joined the ICC have obstructed its investigations or pulled out?
Compared to the signals the ICC Prosecution sent in February, the signals it sent during this visit could only be seen favorably by Israel
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