International Criminal Court

ICC: 'Palestine' a state, Israel can be prosecuted

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's decision paves way for war crimes investigation against Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/30/2020, 9:05 PM

Netanyahu calls for sanctions against International Criminal Court

Israeli premier calls for International Criminal Court and its prosecutors to be sanctioned for court's "full frontal attack on democracies'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 10:11 AM

Cabinet prepares for anti-Israel actions by the Hague

Israeli officials could be arrested in Europe without knowing a warrant has been issued for promoting building in Jerusalem, Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 9:33 AM

The International Criminal Court targets Israel

The ICC must decide if the PLO is a 'delegated jurisdiction,' but in the meantime Fatou Bensouda must be forced to resign. Opinion.Joseph Frager, 1/4/2020, 8:37 PM

ICC Prosecutor: No Israelis have been charged yet

'No charges have been filed, investigation hasn't been opened,' ICC's Fatou Bensouda says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 7:49 AM

Yossi Dagan calls for removal of ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Yossi Dagan calls for removal and investigation of ICC's Fatou Bensouda, who called to investigate Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 4:44 PM

Adalah, funded by New Israel Fund, helping ICC prosecute Israel

Israeli Arab group Adalah, which is backed by New Israel Fund, aiding in International Criminal Court's investigation of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 1:18 PM

ANALYSIS - ICC Chief Prosecutor exposed

International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda refused to meet Israeli representatives before announcing investigation.Yochanan Visser, 12/24/2019, 10:10 PM

Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley frozen after International Criminal Court moves forward with probe of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 1:59 PM

'Hague tribunal being weaponized against Israel'

PM slams 'absurd' decision by ICC chief prosecutor to open 'war crimes investigation' against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 1:06 PM

'There are no Israeli victims according to the ICC'

Deputy Attorney General in International Law accuses ICC prosecutor of adopting one-sided anti-Israel narrative.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 9:31 AM

Evacuation of Khan al Omar would be 'last straw' for ICC

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz says state afraid to deal with illegal Bedouin village as ICC launches war crimes' investigation.'Gary Willig, 12/22/2019, 8:48 AM

'Issue Palestinian Authority an ultimatum'

Transportation Min. Smotrich to PM: 'Demand PA retract request for investigation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 8:02 PM

Gantz: 'No basis for demand to investigate Israel'

Would-be prime minister and former Chief of Staff says ICC decision is 'political, not legal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 5:55 PM

'ICC investigation will damage its juridical credibility'

'No legal basis to request to investigate Israel for war crimes,' former Amb. Alan Baker says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 5:45 PM

AG: International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Israel

Israel's Attorney General rules that the ICC in The Hague has no jurisdiction to rule on legality of Israeli 'settlements' in Judea, SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2019, 2:31 PM

ICC prosecutor again rejects probe of Mavi Marmara incident

Fatou Bensouda rejects call to probe deadly raid on Turkish vessel for third time.AFP, 12/2/2019, 9:56 PM

Could the Hague charge Israel for Mavi Marmara deaths?

ICC orders prosecutor to reconsider decision on 2010 Israeli raid of pro-Hamas Gaza flotilla, after she decided not to prosecute Israel.AFP, 9/2/2019, 1:05 PM

'It's a war to improve Israel's image around the world'

Jerusalem institute demands ICC investigate Hamas leader for crimes against Gazan citizens. 'It's a war fought without guns or firebombs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 2:59 PM

'International court has no authority to prosecute Israelis'

'Israel is a law-abiding state, with independent, strong legal system. No reason why its actions should be subject to the court’s review.'Kobi Finkler, 5/28/2019, 10:37 AM

'Trump admin vowed to block int'l investigations of settlements'

Director of legal forum discusses benefits for Israel of US moves against international court's probe into US army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 6:51 PM

Netanyahu: Beresheet put Israel in the history books

PM Netanyahu congratulates US on ICC decision not pursue Afghanistan case, vows to launch another craft to the moon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 12:27 PM

'Swift and vigorous response' for attempts to target Israelis

US Pres. Trump says Israelis should be immune from International Criminal Court prosecution.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/13/2019, 11:18 PM

Petition to ICC: Open investigation against Abbas, Haniyeh

Jerusalem Institute of Justice requests ICC open investigations against PA chairman, Hamas leader, for crimes against their own people.Nitzan Kedar, 3/23/2019, 11:19 PM

PA again turns to ICC against Israel

Palestinian Authority “foreign ministry” demands ICC prosecute IDF soldiers who killed terrorist in Tulkarm.Dalit Halevi, 12/5/2018, 4:39 AM

Netanyahu postpones demolition of illegal Bedouin outpost

Netanyahu succumbs to pressure from International Criminal Court, won't demolish Khan Al Ahmar.Tzvi Lev, 10/20/2018, 10:46 PM

ICC: Destroying illegal Bedouin village would be 'war crime'

'Extensive destruction of property without military necessity and population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes.'JTA, 10/17/2018, 10:43 PM

Abbas, Jordan, to sue Israel for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount?

PA Chairman Abbas says he plans to ask Jordan to file joint complaint over Israel's plan to allow Jewish prayer on Temple Mount.Dalit Halevi, 9/15/2018, 11:06 PM

Hamas using 17,000 children to fight Israel

Jerusalem Institute for Justice submits request to sue Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh for using children as child soldiers, human shields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2018, 1:30 PM

Bolton: International Criminal Court "dead to us"

US National Security Advisor threatens sanctions against ICC in response to war crimes probes against US military in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2018, 10:07 PM

PA files complaint against Israel with ICC

PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat says PA filed war crimes complaint against Israel after court OKs demolition of illegal Arab outpost.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2018, 8:55 PM

Jewish Home MK: Israel must fight International Criminal Court

MK Smotrich demands Israeli government expose ICC's 'hypocrisy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 2:39 PM

Hamas to be charged at International Criminal Court?

Israeli farmers to file complaint against Hamas terrorists for enabling firebombing attacks on their property, use of human shields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 6:40 PM

No immediate investigation of Israel

ICC prosecutor declines PA request to open immediate investigation against Israel over Gaza deaths, says decision takes time.Gary Willig, 5/22/2018, 8:32 PM

ICC chief prosecutor may investigate Gaza deaths

Fatou Bensouda says ICC will "take any action warranted" to prosecute crimes in deadly Gaza riots.AFP, 5/15/2018, 7:09 PM

International court warns Israel may be charged over Gaza deaths

Chief Prosecutor of The Hague suggests both Israel, Hamas could be held responsible for deaths of Arab rioters during clashes with IDF.David Rosenberg, 4/8/2018, 10:00 PM

The Hague to investigate Judea, Samaria construction, Gaza war

MKs warned that International Criminal Court planning to investigate Israel over 2014 Gaza conflict, construction in J'lem, Judea, Samaria.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 11:03 PM

Erdogan 'laughs off' call to arrest genocidal Sudanese leader

Turkish president ridicules 'absurd' ICC request for Turkey to arrest Sudanese leader accused murdering hundreds of thousands of people.Gary Willig, 12/28/2017, 4:35 PM

International Criminal Court won't reopen Gaza flotilla case

ICC prosecutor stands by her decision not to reopen probe of 2010 Gaza Flotilla.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 10:35 PM

Watch: War criminal commits suicide in international court

Convicted Bosnian war criminal commits suicide on live television after losing appeal.David Rosenberg, 11/29/2017, 5:45 PM

Instead of ISIS, The Hague is investigating US soldiers

The Hague is too busy to hunt ISIS butchers on the run. Instead it is investigating Afghanistn, including the US Armed Forces and the CIA. Giulio Meotti, 11/24/2017, 4:00 PM

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 out Syrian refugees

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 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 Heads to Israel to Probe 'War Crimes'

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

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