News and updates about ICC

Israel fears:

ICJ may issue order to halt war

While a majority of judges in the court ruled against such an order, it was a thin majority of only two, and even those who ruled against it criticized the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.

ICJ may issue order to halt war

The Hague:

Burning object thrown at Israeli embassy

Dutch police arrest person suspected of throwing a burning object at Israel's embassy in The Hague.

Burning object thrown at Israeli embassy

Brother of hostage:

'Send representatives to talks in Egypt'

Danny Elgarat demands that the government send representatives to the talks in Egypt and act to bring back the hostages, including his brother Itzik.

'Send representatives to talks in Egypt'

Brother of hostage explains:

How the suit in The Hague can hurt Hamas

Moshe Or, the brother of the hostage Avinatan Or, explains to Arutz Sheva that the families of the hostages want the ICJ to issue warrants against Hamas leaders in all UN member states.

How the suit in The Hague can hurt Hamas

No more silence:

Hostages' families turn to ICC over Hamas' crimes

Hundreds of hostage family members went to The Hague today (Wednesday) and filed a report with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Hamas leaders for the organization's actions during the horrific events of October 7.

Hostages' families turn to ICC over Hamas' crimes

On the path to demand justice:

Hostages' relatives set off to make history at Hague

Hostages' relatives travel to ICC, promising to bring Hamas terrorists to justice - for the sake of the world. 'Just because it happened in Israel doesn't mean it won't happen tomorrow in Europe or the United States.'

Hostages' relatives set off to make history at Hague

In Hague:

Hostages' families to file complaint against Hamas

Delegation from Hostages and Missing Persons Families Forum headquarters to travel to The Hague this week to file complaint in ICJ against Hamas to secure arrest warrants against Hamas leaders, pressure terrorists to release hostages.

Hostages' families to file complaint against Hamas

During Israel trial:

Lebanese judge becomes Hague President

Judge Nawaf Salam, Lebanon's representative to the International Court of Justice, elected court president as ICJ continues to hear genocide case against Israel. Ugandan Judge Julia Sebutinde, who voted with Israel, elected Vice President.

Lebanese judge becomes Hague President

Call for Canada to investigate lone soldiers

A Canadian organization is calling for Canadian citizens who served in the IDF to be investigated for war crimes.

Call for Canada to investigate lone soldiers

Mexico and Chile to ICC:

'Investigate possible crimes in PA territories'

Without directly mentioning Israel, Mexico and Chile ask International Criminal Court to investigate whether crimes have been committed in Palestinian Arab territories.

'Investigate possible crimes in PA territories'

Prime Minister's Office:

'Accusations of incitement are laughably false'

Prime Minister Netanyahu's office released a statement defending the Prime Minister against South Africa's accusations of incitement to genocide.

'Accusations of incitement are laughably false'

South Africa's blood libel against Israel

Israel's army of Jewish soldiers is well aware of what genocide means because the Jewish People suffered a real genocide at the hands of the Nazis. There were no international aid organizations and shipments to relieve the suffering and hunger of Jews as they were shipped off to death camps. Op-ed.

South Africa's blood libel against Israel

We do not have to apologize for anything

Right is on our side. We are fighting pure evil and as Jabotinsky said: "We do not have to account to anybody." Opinion.

We do not have to apologize for anything

Watch live:

'Hamas tortured children, burned babies'

At the International Court of Justice, Israel responds to South Africa's accusations of 'genocide' in Gaza, explains Gaza war is direct result of October 7 massacre.

'Hamas tortured children, burned babies'

'Genocide Convention promised Jews: Never Again'

Full speech of Dr. Tal Becker at the International Court of Justice.

'Genocide Convention promised Jews: Never Again'

Senior rabbi to Hague:

"ICJ, Your verdict cannot defeat the word of God'

Leading Religious Zionist Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu warns the International Court at the Hague of the dire consequences of a ruling against Israel.

"ICJ, Your verdict cannot defeat the word of God'

Report:

ICJ ruling may require Israel to preserve evidence

Report offers multiple possibilities for what the International Court of Justice may decide following the end of the hearing on South Africa's suit against Israel.

ICJ ruling may require Israel to preserve evidence

SWC to ICJ:

Hamas, not Israel, should be charged with genocide

Simon Wiesenthal Center director Rabbi Abraham Cooper warns South Africa's attempt to charge Israel with genocide a 'dark day for international law and justice.'

Hamas, not Israel, should be charged with genocide

Dutch advertisers refuse signs for hostages

A billboard campaign for the hostages, to be displayed in Holland around the Hague, has been rejected by more than 10 public relations companies.

Dutch advertisers refuse signs for hostages

Combat Antisemitism Movement:

ICJ case similar to accusing Allies of genocide

Combat Antisemitism Movement says ICJ case against Israel is like accusing the Allies in WW2 of committing genocide against the Nazis.

ICJ case similar to accusing Allies of genocide

File a suit against UNRWA at the Hague

UNRWA enables terrorists, educates towards terrorism and allows its facilities to be arm depts and rocket launching centers. The UN bears responsiblity for all this by letting it continue. Op-ed

File a suit against UNRWA at the Hague

International Court to begin hearing against Israel

The court will hear the case charging Israel with genocide in Gaza, the first such case ever brought.

International Court to begin hearing against Israel

WJC Pres.:

'Genocide charge propaganda to delegitimize Israel'

Amb. Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, condemns South African government's attempt to charge Israel with genocide at The Hague.

'Genocide charge propaganda to delegitimize Israel'

British MP:

'South Africa in danger of becoming terrorist proxy'

British Tory MP Sir Michael Ellis warned his country's Parliament that South Africa is becoming steadily more aligned with Iran and Hamas.

'South Africa in danger of becoming terrorist proxy'

ICC Prosecutor to visit Israel

Following a request from the families of the hostages, ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan will meet with those affected by the events of October 7th.

ICC Prosecutor to visit Israel

Complaint filed in ICC against Hamas:

'If Hague ignores massacre, it has no right to exist'

Shurat HaDin files complaint with The Hague against Hamas for war crimes and crimes against humanity during their attack on Israel.

'If Hague ignores massacre, it has no right to exist'

ICC chief prosecutor:

'We have jurisdiction over war crimes carried out by Hamas'

ICC chief prosecutor Karim Khan tells Reuters the court can rule on "war crimes" by Israel even though it is not a member state.

'We have jurisdiction over war crimes carried out by Hamas'

Upcoming conference:

Do judicial reform opponents provide weapons to the ICC?

During a conference next week, panelists will debate whether the opponents of the plan give fule to investigate Israel.

Do judicial reform opponents provide weapons to the ICC?

ICC chief prosecutor to visit Ramallah in October

Top PA official says UN Secretary General and chief prosecutor of International Criminal Court are expected to visit Ramallah.

ICC chief prosecutor to visit Ramallah in October

EU Parliament backs ICC probe of Israeli 'war crimes'

European Union Parliament adopts statement in support of International Criminal Court's probe into possible war crimes by Israel.

EU Parliament backs ICC probe of Israeli 'war crimes'

PA denies ongoing security coordination with Israel

Palestinian officials deny Israeli claims that the security coordination between Israel and the PA is unaffected by the Jenin operation.

PA denies ongoing security coordination with Israel

PLO official to ICC:

'Expedite the probe of the crimes of the occupation'

PLO official Hussein Al-Sheikh urges ICC chief prosecutor to expedite decision on probe of Israel's alleged crimes.

'Expedite the probe of the crimes of the occupation'

PA to ICC:

'Issue an arrest warrant against Ben Gvir'

PA claims National Security Minister supported the targeted killing of Palestinian Arabs.

'Issue an arrest warrant against Ben Gvir'

Republican senators introduce bill to sanction ICC

Bill cites the ICC's investigation of Israel and other American allies that do not recognize its authority.

Republican senators introduce bill to sanction ICC

Watch: Israel shuts down Al Jazeera's claims on Abu Aqleh death

Al Jazeera is accusing Israel of 'systematically' targeting its journalists and trying to take the case to the International Criminal Court.

Watch: Israel shuts down Al Jazeera's claims on Abu Aqleh death

ICC Prosecutor:

'I have a goal to visit Palestine in 2023'

For the first time since taking office, ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan makes possible reference to the court's probe of Israel.

'I have a goal to visit Palestine in 2023'

US opposed to Al Jazeera's ICC petition against Israel

State Department spokesman says US is opposed to Al Jazeera taking killing of its journalist to International Criminal Court.

US opposed to Al Jazeera's ICC petition against Israel

PM Lapid: No one will investigate IDF soldiers

Israeli prime minister slams Al Jazeera's plans to file criminal complaint against Israel at The Hague.

PM Lapid: No one will investigate IDF soldiers

Jordan Peterson: 'The fate of the world depends on Israel'

Renowned Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson told a 3000-strong crowd 'We need Jerusalem' with tears in his eyes.

Jordan Peterson: 'The fate of the world depends on Israel'

Family of killed Al Jazeera journalist files complaint with ICC

Family of Shireen Abu Aqleh claims Israeli soldiers "deliberately targeted" the Al Jazeera journalist.

Family of killed Al Jazeera journalist files complaint with ICC

Al Jazeera turns to ICC over journalist's death

Al Jazeera assigns legal team to refer the killing of its journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh to International Criminal Court.

Al Jazeera turns to ICC over journalist's death

ICC confirms launch of Ukraine war crimes probe

ICC prosecutor Karim Khan officially opens investigation into possible war crimes in Ukraine.

ICC confirms launch of Ukraine war crimes probe

Abbas: If Israel talks to me, I will consider dropping lawsuits

PA chairman reportedly told Meretz ministers that dialogue with him may benefit Israel.

Abbas: If Israel talks to me, I will consider dropping lawsuits

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

Ambassador Alan Baker tells Arutz Sheva: Abbas' threats at the UN are detached from reality. He embarrasses himself with this nonsense.

Former Ambassador: Abbas' threats are embarrassing nonsense

PA seeks to bring Gantz to ICC

About a week after Gantz's meeting with Abbas, PA attacks Gantz and calls for an investigation into Israel in The Hague.

PA seeks to bring Gantz to ICC

PA: Israeli government ministers complicit in a war crime

PA blames all Israeli government ministers for "crime of ethnic cleansing".

PA: Israeli government ministers complicit in a war crime

Karim Khan sworn in as ICC Chief Prosecutor

Khan will have to deal with the ICC probe of alleged Israeli “war crimes” in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.

Karim Khan sworn in as ICC Chief Prosecutor

Abbas: Israel committing 'war crimes' in Gaza

PA chairman vows to prosecute Israel at the International Criminal Court for "war crimes" in Gaza.

Abbas: Israel committing 'war crimes' in Gaza

PA complains to ICC over evacuation in Sheikh Jarrah

PA lodges complaint with International Criminal Court over "forced eviction of Arab families."

PA complains to ICC over evacuation in Sheikh Jarrah

Israel does not recognize ICC authority to investigate it

Israel's formal response to the ICC will be that it does not recognize the court's authority.

Israel does not recognize ICC authority to investigate it

US lifts sanctions on ICC Chief Prosecutor

Secretary of State Blinken says US lifting sanctions imposed by Trump on ICC Chief Prosecutor and another official.

US lifts sanctions on ICC Chief Prosecutor

Report: Biden to revoke Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutor

Biden administration plans as early as this week to revoke Trump-era executive order levying sanctions on ICC top prosecutor.

Report: Biden to revoke Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutor

Israel revokes PA minister's travel pass - 'Good first move'

After PA foreign minister asked ICC chief prosecutor to accelerate anti-Israel case, his travel pass was revoked & he returned empty-handed.

Israel revokes PA minister's travel pass - 'Good first move'

ICC gives Israel one month to seek deferral of probe

International Criminal Court gives Israel one month to prove it is carrying out its own investigations of "war crimes".

ICC gives Israel one month to seek deferral of probe

PA official: We received advance notice of ICC investigation

Official says PA was given notice by ICC prosecutor before the announcement of an investigation, but was asked to 'keep it secret.'

PA official: We received advance notice of ICC investigation

PA willing to cooperate with ICC probe of Israel

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh praises ICC chief prosecutor's "courage" in deciding to probe Israeli "war crimes".

PA willing to cooperate with ICC probe of Israel

The upside of the ICC’s decision to target Israel

A reminder that in your political cocoon you may be Left, Right, Forever-Bibi, Never-Bibi, but to the wider world you are JEWISH. Op-ed.

The upside of the ICC’s decision to target Israel

PA seeks to expedite ICC probe of Israel

PA "foreign minister" to meet ICC chief prosecutor in order to advance the investigation of Israel's "war crimes."

PA seeks to expedite ICC probe of Israel

Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Nitzan Horowitz says he supports cooperation with ICC investigation: Israel should ask itself what it could have done to prevent this.

Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Arab League welcomes ICC probe of Israel

Ahmed Aboul-Gheit says ICC investigation of Israel is "new evidence to condemn the occupation and its crimes".

Arab League welcomes ICC probe of Israel