International Criminal Court

Israeli diplomat vs the State of Israel

Bedouin diplomat calls on international court to try Israeli officials over what he says are Israel's plans to destroy his home village.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 7:53 PM

'In 2017 we're going to The Hague'

Close associate of PA chairman says the PA will stop using violence to fight Israel and instead will sue Israeli commanders in the ICC.Elad Benari, 12/26/2016, 6:07 AM

ICC: Americans may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan

ICC prosecutors say there are preliminary grounds to believe U.S. forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan in 2003 and 2004.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2016, 3:09 AM

PA disappointed by ICC visit

PA official blasts ICC for procrastinating in probing alleged Israeli "war crimes" in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 10/10/2016, 6:44 AM

ICC delegation to visit Israel and PA

Delegation from ICC will visit Israel and the PA but not as part of an investigation into alleged war crimes in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2016, 6:13 AM

War crimes investigators seek access to refugees in Europe

UN war crimes investigators asked European countries to allow them access to Syrian refugees who could help them document war crimes.AFP, 9/19/2016, 8:41 PM

PA mulling new lawsuits against Israel at ICC

PA official says they are considering filing more complaints against Israel at International Criminal Court.Dalit Halevi, 8/3/2016, 4:38 AM

PA again threatens to take Israel to the Hague

PA Foreign Ministry denounces Israel nationalizing land in Jordan Valley, calls on international community to sanction Israel.Dalit Halevi, 3/16/2016, 9:44 PM

Israeli group to turn to ICC over PA incitement

Israeli legal organization Shurat Hadin prepares to take PA to International Criminal Court over its incitement to murder Jews.Orli Harari, 3/9/2016, 3:30 PM

Leftist report in service to Palestinians at The Hague

Palestinian lawyers argue recent Yesh Din report is proof of 'occupation's crimes against our people.'Dalit Halevi, 12/6/2015, 8:40 AM

US Condemns 'Counterproductive' PA ICC Bid

Washington says it does not believe PA is eligible to join the ICC, in surprising show of support for Israel given recent coolness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 10:57 PM

Barghouti: We Will Prove Israeli 'War Crimes'

PLO Council member Mustafa Barghouti looks to put Israel on trial as Palestinians hand over materials for ICC 'war crimes' probe.Cynthia Blank, 6/25/2015, 7:49 AM

ICC Delegation Headed to Israel to Probe 'War Crimes' Claims

Palestinians claim visit is good sign ICC is serious about their report, but Israeli official says visit is routine for preliminary probe.Cynthia Blank, 6/11/2015, 9:54 AM

PA Diplomat: We'll Submit Two Lawsuits to ICC

Senior PA diplomat says the PA will submit two suits against Israel to the International Criminal Court on June 25.Elad Benari, 5/21/2015, 6:45 AM

Expert: Syria War Crimes Case at ICC 'Unlikely'

War crimes prosecution can only happen under a regime change, experts say, as Assad is likely to be involved in any short-term solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2015, 9:27 AM

ICC Threatens Israel to Provide Information for Probe

ICC prosecutor says if Israel does not hand over information on Gaza op, she will be forced to open full-scale 'war crimes' investigation.Cynthia Blank, 5/13/2015, 11:05 AM

ICC Weighing Prosecuting PA for War Crimes

ICC chief prosecutor intends to launch 'unbiased' investigation into 'both sides' of Gaza war; no official decision has been made yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2015, 1:15 PM

ICC Not to Prosecute ISIS for War Crimes

Islamic State, despite legacy of genocide, rape, and enslavement, not under ICC's 'jurisdiction' - so why is the non-state PA?Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 4:25 PM

PA Officially Joins ICC to Sue Israel for 'War Crimes'

PA's ICC request takes effect on April 1 to charge 'settlements' and 'war crimes,' even as PA source admits the move will likely backfire.Ari Yashar, 4/1/2015, 9:36 AM

PA Ambassador: Prosecution of Israel in ICC 'Inevitable'

The Palestinian Authority is determined to prosecute Israel in the International Criminal Court, no matter what, a top PA official said.Yaakov Levi, 3/22/2015, 8:29 PM

Politico: US May 'Dump' Israel at UN, International Forums

Taken aback by Netanyahu's victory Tuesday, US State Department may drop Israel as ally in international bodies like the UN, report says.Moshe Cohen, 3/19/2015, 8:29 AM

Erekat Vows to Intensify Efforts Against Israel

PA chief negotiator says the results of the elections means PA will continue to pursue Israel at ICC.Elad Benari, 3/18/2015, 4:45 AM

Liberman to Russia: PA's Manipulation of ICC Will Hurt You Too

At a meeting with Russian FM Sergey Lavrov, Avigdor Liberman discussed regional issues including Iran, Syria, and the PA.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/26/2015, 4:45 PM

Abbas: ICC Membership will be Fully Active by April

PA Chairman says “Israeli settlements and assaults” must be brought before the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 1/25/2015, 5:20 AM

Graham: PA Could Lose Aid if it Sues Israel at ICC

Republican senator Lindsey Graham calls PA's application to join the ICC "incredibly offensive".Elad Benari, 1/20/2015, 6:15 AM

Israeli Poet Blesses Abbas's ICC Case

Radical and controversial poet Natan Zach takes out ad in Haaretz blessing Abbas on his way to the ICC.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 8:49 PM

Ya'alon: We are Fighting Hamas and The Hague

In a meeting with Canadian FM Stephen Baird, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses regional issues and Israel's challenges.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 6:54 PM

Rivlin Calls on Abbas: Come to Jerusalem Instead of Going to ICC

During a meeting with American senators, President Reuven Rivlin calls on PA Chairman to renew peace talks.Ben Ariel, 1/19/2015, 2:14 AM

Netanyahu: ICC Inquiry is Height of Hypocrisy

At his weekly Cabinet meeting, Netanyahu discusses ICC probe, Japan PM's visit and the plan to raise Israel's minimum wage.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 2:03 PM

Livni: Netanyahu to Blame for ICC Probe

Continuing her accusations against the PM, Tzipi Livni blames Netanyahu's 'political concerns' for preventing deal with the PA.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 11:43 AM

Hamas Welcomes ICC Probe of Israeli 'War Crimes'

Hamas says it has proof "the Zionist enemy has committed horrible crimes against Gaza and against our people".Ben Ariel, 1/18/2015, 6:02 AM

Ya'alon: ICC Probe is 'Hypocritical and Outrageous'

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon says the ICC would be better off to investigate the PA's incitement and terrorism against Israel.Elad Benari, 1/18/2015, 3:57 AM

ICC Launches Probe into Israeli 'War Crimes'

ICC prosecutor opens a preliminary probe into possible war crimes committed by Israel. Netanyahu: This decision is scandalous.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 8:12 PM

Obama to Netanyahu: The PA Isn't a State, Can't Join ICC

President Obama speaks with PM Netanyahu, reaffirms that the United States opposes PA bid to join the International Criminal Court.Elad Benari, 1/13/2015, 3:12 AM

UN Says 'Palestine' Will Join ICC on April 1

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the Palestinian Authority will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 6:12 AM

PA Formally Recognizes ICC Jurisdiction for Gaza War

In latest move to file war crimes charges against Israel, PA accepts Hague's jurisdiction for Operation Protective Edge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 8:06 AM

US Slams Freeze on PA Tax Revenues

State Department says retaliatory freeze for ICC bid 'raises tensions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2015, 9:08 PM

Rivlin Blasts Netanyahu for Freezing PA Funds

At meeting with ambassadors, Rivlin criticized PA for applying to join the ICC, while chastising Netanyahu for freezing funds.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2015, 8:38 PM

Minister Blasts 'Sick' Palestinians for ICC Move

Sunday's Cabinet meeting heats up with a discussion on the PA's decision to apply for the International Criminal Court.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 2:12 PM

Israel Freezes $127M in Funds to the PA For ICC Bid

Netanyahu orders financial penalty against the PA, which is already struggling to pay off staggering debts, in retaliation for ICC bid.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 10:01 PM

Canada Condemns 'Dangerous' PA ICC Bid

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird slams ICC bid as 'provocative,' urges return to bilateral negotiations.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 8:53 PM

Source: Israel May File War Crimes Suits Against PA

Government source tells international media that counter-moves to the PA's litany of legislation against Israel are on the table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2015, 6:03 PM

PA Presents ICC Membership Request to UN

PA envoy to the United Nations says PA seeks justice "for all the victims that have been killed by Israel".Elad Benari, Canada, 1/2/2015, 10:05 PM

Report: PA Preparing War Crimes Charges Against Israel in ICC

Arab media claims Ramallah already readying charges for the ICC, just two days after it requests to join the Hague.Tova Dvorin, 1/2/2015, 8:49 AM

PA Delays Delivery of Signed Treaties to UN

PA's UN mission delays the delivery of a batch of newly signed treaties until Friday, with no reason being given for the delay.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2015, 6:16 AM

Herzog and Livni: Turning to ICC Won't Achieve PA's Goals

MKs Yitzhak Herzog and Tzipi Livni criticize the PA's decision to turn to the ICC, say Israel will protect its soldiers.Elad Benari, 1/1/2015, 3:45 AM

Report: Hamas Praises PA ICC Bid

Hamas allegedly calls Abbas's request to the ICC 'a step in the right direction' - despite its opposition to the UN draft resolution.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 10:49 PM

'Abbas Only Able to Go to ICC as a Defendant'

MKs and Ministers spit fire over PA ICC bid, condemn Abbas as defender of murderers.Cynthia Blank and Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 9:45 PM

US 'Strongly Opposes' PA ICC Request

Washington calls Abbas's unilateral move 'counterproductive,' says it 'does nothing' for the Palestinian people.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 9:28 PM

Liberman: 'Abbas Doesn't Threaten Us'

'Even a deaf, blind, dumb judge knows' that the PA is 'the only one who commits war crimes here,' Liberman says.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 8:27 PM

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, 12/31/2014, 7:56 PM

Mahmoud Abbas Files Request to Join ICC

Despite risks of being charged for war crimes itself, PA tries another desperate move against Israel after UN bid fails.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2014, 7:37 PM

PA Envoy: We Want to Join ICC and Prosecute Israel

The Palestinian Authority’s UN envoy declares that the PA plans to join the ICC "at an appropriate time."Elad Benari, 12/16/2014, 6:13 AM

PA Becomes 'Observer' at International Criminal Court

PA named an observer at the summit meeting of the countries that are members of the International Criminal Court.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2014, 2:15 AM

Abbas Presents 'Plan of Attack' for Palestinian State

Details of Abbas's speech to the Arab League reveal full-fledged scheme to bypass Oslo Accords and declare Palestinian state.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2014, 11:54 AM

From North Korean Prison Guard to Human Rights Advocate

North Korean defector Ahn Myeong Cheol, tells Arutz Sheva his incredible story - and how he hopes to take Kim-Jong Un to the ICC.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2014, 10:51 PM

PA Threatens to Sue Individual Israelis at Int'l Court

PA official threatens to sue Israelis who "committed crimes against Palestinians" if resolution to "end the occupation" fails to pass.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 11/12/2014, 4:12 AM