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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.
Palestinians unimpressed with Goldstone’s about-face; UN should pursue truth, “regardless of whether Goldstone changes position," PA spokesman says.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND TOVAH LAZAROFF
Libyan leader says he is surprised that the world doesn't see that he is preventing war throughout the Mediterranean.
All 15 nations on UNSC also approve referring Libya to war crimes tribunal; council members freeze assets of Libyan leader and family.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Regime distributes guns to civilian supporters as strongman tries to keep tenuous hold on Tripoli; neighborhoods of capital reportedly in open revolt.
By OREN KESSLER AND ASSOCIATED PRESS
Security Council meets to discuss sanctions against Tripoli; members disagree over proposal to refer Gaddafi to war crimes tribunal.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Arms embargo against Libyan gov't, travel ban and asset freeze against Gaddafi being considered by UN Security Council; Ban Ki-moon urges council members to take concrete action to protect civilians.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Residents of Tripoli spread concrete blocks to prevent young men wielding automatic weapons from entering their neighborhood.
The council will discuss arms embargo against the government and a travel ban and asset freeze against Gaddafi and his family.
The ICC claims to be “economical” and to bring “swift justice,” yet it has consumed more than a billion euros in its 13-year existence and has only secured two questionable convictions.
By DAVID HOILE
Israel is the first country to boycott the annual human rights review presented at the bogus United Nations Human Rights Council.
By ISI LEIBLER
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