International Criminal Court

'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

War Crimes Complaint Filed Against Abbas in ICC

Civil rights firm accuses PA of war crimes, using Abbas's Jordanian citizenship - and on evidence Fatah was involved in Gaza war.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2014, 9:47 AM

ICC Won't Investigate Israel Over Marmara Incident

The International Criminal Court decides against investigating Israel over 2010 flotilla, say documents seen by Reuters.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2014, 3:15 AM

Netanyahu Slams Ban Ki-Moon's 'Occupation' Remarks

PM fires at UN's muddling of basic facts regarding Gaza. 'There is no occupation of Gaza, because we withdrew,' he explains.Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 4:53 PM

Islamic Bloc Supports PA Bid to Prosecute Israel

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says it supports Abbas's bid to prosecute Israel for war crimes at ICC.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2014, 6:11 AM

PA Official: Abbas Holding Off on Turning to ICC Against Israel

PA official says Abbas has blocked an attempt to push for the prosecution of Israel in order to promote a new peace talks bid.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2014, 6:20 AM

Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Take Action Against Israel at ICC

Senior Hamas official Ismail Haniyeh calls to hold Israel accountable for its “crimes in Gaza” at the International Criminal Court.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/13/2014, 12:15 AM

War Crimes Indictment Filed Against Hamas Head at ICC

Shurat Hadin civil rights group turns to International Criminal Court over Hamas's summary executions of dozens of 'collaborators'.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2014, 10:51 AM

Abbas Once Again Threatens Israel with ICC Action

PA Chairman declares that he will take Israel to the International Criminal Court unless it agrees to negotiate a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 9/1/2014, 6:14 AM

US Pressuring PA Not to Sue Israel for 'War Crimes'

ICC says PA and Hamas must resubmit charges against Israel, which would leave them open to war crimes charges as well.Ari Yashar, 8/18/2014, 2:21 PM

PA Continuing with Efforts to Join International Criminal Court

PA’s Foreign Affairs Minister meets ICC officials ahead of possible action against "Israeli war crimes in Gaza".Elad Benari, 8/6/2014, 1:15 AM

Russia to Veto Another UN Resolution on Syria

Russia says it will veto a UN resolution to refer the Syrian conflict to the International Criminal Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2014, 5:46 AM

Call for Int'l Court Jurisdiction in 'Palestine'

Abbas urged by human rights groups to join International Criminal Court to sue for 'war crimes and crimes against humanity.'Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 5/9/2014, 12:15 AM

Former ICC Head: Hamas Not Immune from Criminal Court

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, former chief prosecutor of ICC, says Hamas could be investigated for rocket fire and suicide bombings.Elad Benari, 5/8/2014, 5:44 AM

Muslim Brotherhood Complains to International Criminal Court

In backlash to Egyptian military crackdown, Muslim Brotherhood approaches ICC. Lawyer: Egyptian 'military regime' can be prosecuted.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 8:47 AM

Deri: We May Sue Over Budget Cuts in Intl Criminal Court

In a debate on the state budget Monday, Shas leader Aryeh Deri said that he might sue the government of Israel – in the World CourtDavid Lev, 6/24/2013, 7:26 PM

Abbas Agrees to Suspend ICC Action Against Israel

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas will temporarily refrain from unilateral action against Israel to give peace talks a chance to resume.Elad Benari, 4/5/2013, 4:13 AM

PA Plans to Prosecute Israel Via International Groups

PA officials are clamoring to enhance the Authority's position in the international community as a tactic to pursue Israel.David Lev, 3/11/2013, 2:13 AM

PA Weighs ‘State of Palestine’ Passport

The PA plans to ride the wave of its UN success with a passport upgrade.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2012, 3:46 AM

ICC Examining 'Legal Implications' of PA Statehood Bid

The International Criminal Court says it is considering the legal implications of the UN vote to recognize the PA as a non-member state.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/30/2012, 10:26 PM

Libya Says it Has Evidence to Try Qaddafi's Son

Libya has enough evidence to charge Saif al-Islam Qaddafi with crimes against humanity, lawyers tell Hague court.Elad Benari, 10/10/2012, 6:22 AM