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ICC gives Israel one month to seek deferral of probe

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".Elad Benari, 19/03/2021 06:41
Bennett: ICC won't prevent us from defending ourselves

Bennett: ICC won't prevent us from defending ourselves

Former defense minister interviewed on Russian television after ICC announces war crimes investigation against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 16:11
ICC authorizes war crimes probe in PA territories

ICC authorizes war crimes probe in PA territories

ICC judges rule that Judea, Samaria, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem are within the jurisdiction of the court.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 20:18
Shock in Australia after soldiers murder Afghan civilians

Shock in Australia after soldiers murder Afghan civilians

Commission of inquiry finds elite soldiers committed war crimes against civilians outside of the context of battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 19:28
The filing was too long: ICC delays debate on Israel war crimes probe

The filing was too long: ICC delays debate on Israel war crimes probe

International Criminal Court delays debate into whether it has jurisdiction to probe Israeli “war crimes”.Elad Benari, 22/01/2020 05:59
Netanyahu: Terrorists committing a double war crime

Netanyahu: Terrorists committing a double war crime

PM updates AIPAC delegation on Gaza, says Islamic Jihad guilty of a "double war crime" by firing at civilians while hiding behind civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2019 21:03
Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

NGO Monitor scrutinizes B'Tzelem report holding judges themselves as possible war criminals for violation of human rights.Yoni Kempinski, 19/02/2019 17:01
Nobel Committee announces winners of 2018 Peace Prize

Nobel Committee announces winners of 2018 Peace Prize

Nobel Peace Prize honors 'courageous' laureates who put personal security at risk to help victims of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2018 15:05
UN confirms: Assad used chemical weapons

UN confirms: Assad used chemical weapons

UN investigators say government forces fired chlorine gas at Damascus and Idlib, committing war crimes.Guy Cohen, 12/09/2018 18:37
Bolton: International Criminal Court "dead to us"

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, 11/09/2018 22:07
Head of UN Gaza probe resigns

Head of UN Gaza probe resigns

Academic David Crane, tapped to head UNHCR probe against Israel which ignores Hamas, resigns, citing personal reasons.AFP and Gary Willig, 22/08/2018 20:36
White Helmets will speak against Assad

White Helmets will speak against Assad

Middle East expert says White Helmets will provide footage and testimony of Syrian Pres. Assad's war crimes.Shimon Cohen, 23/07/2018 09:01
Watch: War criminal commits suicide in international court

Watch: War criminal commits suicide in international court

Convicted Bosnian war criminal commits suicide on live television after losing appeal.David Rosenberg, 29/11/2017 17:45
'Serbia was a terrible tragedy, but it wasn't genocide'

'Serbia was a terrible tragedy, but it wasn't genocide'

Mladic conviction rekindles Holocaust historians’ debate on definition of genocide.JTA, 24/11/2017 08:05
Anti-Semitic posters in Argentina ahead of Netanyahu visit

Anti-Semitic posters in Argentina ahead of Netanyahu visit

Anti-Semitic posters await Netanyahu in Argentina, comparing him to Hitler and calling for him to be tried for war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2017 10:47
Arabs call on ICC to investigate Israel

Arabs call on ICC to investigate Israel

Palestinian Arab lawyers and civil society groups urge International Criminal Court to speed up its investigation into Israeli "war crimes".Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2017 07:38
US accuses Assad of burning thousands in crematoria

US accuses Assad of burning thousands in crematoria

US reveals Syria regime has set up crematorium at prison near Damascus, executes up to 50 people at prison every week.Gary Willig, 15/05/2017 22:43
Erekat: Investigate 'occupation crimes' in Hague

Erekat: Investigate 'occupation crimes' in Hague

PLO official pushes Hague to investigate Israel for 'stealing' land, including Jerusalem, from imaginary PA state.Dalit Halevi, 05/02/2017 08:19
Will UK arrest Elazar Stern?

Will UK arrest Elazar Stern?

British NGO urges police to arrest MK Elazar Stern on war crimes charges during London stay.Chana Roberts, 01/02/2017 13:16
Croatian Jews to boycott Shoah memorial over whitewashing

Croatian Jews to boycott Shoah memorial over whitewashing

Croatian Jewish community to boycott country's Holocaust memorial in protest against whitewashing of World War 2 regime's crimes.AFP, 23/01/2017 19:58
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels

MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels

Leftist MK threatened with arrest, interrogation, if she lands in Belgium.JTA, 21/01/2017 18:32
UN to set up panel on Syria war crimes

UN to set up panel on Syria war crimes

UN General Assembly agrees to set up a panel to gather evidence on war crimes in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2016 05:39
ICC: Americans may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan

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, 15/11/2016 03:09
US to face Hague war crimes investigation?

US to face Hague war crimes investigation?

Foreign Policy magazine claims that International Criminal Court at the Hague is considering investigating US war crimes in Afghanistan.Yoel Domb, 01/11/2016 14:55
EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

The European Union condemned Russia Monday for bombardment of Aleppo, saying air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes.Yoel Domb, 17/10/2016 21:43
PA disappointed by ICC visit

PA disappointed by ICC visit

PA official blasts ICC for procrastinating in probing alleged Israeli "war crimes" in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 10/10/2016 06:44
ICC has 'no deadline' on war crimes probe

ICC has 'no deadline' on war crimes probe

Official with International Criminal Court says there is no deadline on investigating alleged Israeli and Palestinian "war crimes" in Gaza.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 07/10/2016 23:40
 War crimes investigators seek out Syrian refugees

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, 19/09/2016 20:41
Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2016 05:15
British summons constitutes 'national terrorism'

British summons constitutes 'national terrorism'

After MK Livni was summoned for questioning, ex-Ambassador Prosor warns against the subtle diplomatic traps at play.Rachel Kaplan, 04/07/2016 12:19
Ban Ki-moon accused of war crimes

Ban Ki-moon accused of war crimes

A writer in Haaretz, of all places, says UN chief is to blame for Hamas's firing rockets from inside UN facilities.Gil Ronen, 27/01/2016 18:54
Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International says Russia 'directly targeted' civilians with no military aim, killing hundreds; strikes hit hospitals, market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2015 07:32
Bangladesh executes opposition leaders

Bangladesh executes opposition leaders

Two senior Bangladesh opposition leaders hanged for war crimes, including genocide and rape.Matt Wanderman, 21/11/2015 22:18
Petition to Arrest PM Nearing 80,000 Signatures

Petition to Arrest PM Nearing 80,000 Signatures

British government issues response to petition to arrest Netanyahu, notes visiting heads of state have immunity.Ben Ariel, 24/08/2015 05:43
NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes'

NGO Documents Syrian Regime's 'War Crimes'

Bombings timed to terrorize civilians and use of starvation in Eastern Ghouta blockade constitutes 'crimes against humanity,' says Amnesty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2015 07:48
ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

Deputy FM Hotovely slams ICC for becoming 'Palestinian propaganda tool,' after it decides to reopen flotilla 'war crimes' charges.Ari Yashar, 16/07/2015 20:36
Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Nazi's Conviction Must 'Pave the Way' for More

Jewish groups praise Oskar Groening's conviction, but call on European authorities 'not to relent' in bringing all living Nazis to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2015 16:37
MK Zoabi Gives Second Hamas Interview in a Week

MK Zoabi Gives Second Hamas Interview in a Week

Radical Arab Knesset member talks to official Hamas paper, accusing the Knesset she is part of with 'war crimes.'Dalit Halevy, 14/07/2015 14:01
Israel Partially Cooperates With the ICC

Israel Partially Cooperates With the ICC

In departure from long-standing policy, Israel sends special team to The Hague to try and shelve PA's 'war crimes' charges.Nitsan Keidar, 09/07/2015 18:46
Did Israel Ask Britain to Vote Against it?

Did Israel Ask Britain to Vote Against it?

British Jewish news website says PM Netanyahu asked Britain to vote in favor of UN endorsing anti-Israel report on Gaza.Ben Ariel, 07/07/2015 05:50
Netanyahu: The UNHRC Isn't Interested in the Facts

Netanyahu: The UNHRC Isn't Interested in the Facts

Prime Minister Netanyahu blasts UNHRC's decision to endorse "war crimes" report against Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/07/2015 20:28
UNESCO Condemns 'Barbaric' ISIS Attacks

UNESCO Condemns 'Barbaric' ISIS Attacks

Destruction of artifacts in Nimrud, Hatra may be 'war crimes,' it alleges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2015 20:07
PA: Next Step is an ICC Investigation of Israel

PA: Next Step is an ICC Investigation of Israel

After submitting case Erekat says PA pressing for investigation to be launched, while outlining diplomatic warfare strategy.Dalit Halevy, 27/06/2015 23:03
Barghouti: We Will Prove Israeli 'War Crimes'

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, 25/06/2015 07:49
PA to Use UN Report in Suing Israel at ICC

PA to Use UN Report in Suing Israel at ICC

'Palestine' representative at UNHRC unveils proposal to adopt new report and thereby allow it to be used in 'lawfare' at The Hague.Dalit Halevy, 23/06/2015 20:27
UN: War Crimes Against Both Israel and Hamas

UN: War Crimes Against Both Israel and Hamas

Long-awaited UN probe report presents anti-Israel findings, Liberman responds: 'UN is committing crimes against humanity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2015 14:27
Expert: Israel Didn't Commit War Crimes in Gaza

Expert: Israel Didn't Commit War Crimes in Gaza

NGO Monitor's legal advisor dismisses accusations that Israel committed war crimes in Gaza.Yoni Kempinski and Eliran Aharon, 19/06/2015 03:14
PA 'Lawfare' at ICC to Commence Next Week

PA 'Lawfare' at ICC to Commence Next Week

PA to submit first 'war crimes' file next Thursday, in attempt to open legal war against Israel over last summer's war in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2015 20:25
ICC Heads to Israel to Probe 'War Crimes'

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, 11/06/2015 09:54
Investigators Have War Crime Case Against Syria

Investigators Have War Crime Case Against Syria

CIJA has built three war crimes cases against brutal Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2015 13:39
ICC Threatens Israel to Provide Information

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, 13/05/2015 11:05
ICC Not to Prosecute ISIS for War Crimes

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, 08/04/2015 16:25
PA Officially Joins ICC to Sue Israel

PA Officially Joins ICC to Sue Israel

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, 01/04/2015 09:36
Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts Israeli Version'

Hamas: Amnesty Report 'Adopts Israeli Version'

Hamas criticizes a report by Amnesty International accusing the group of war crimes as being unbalanced.Ben Ariel, Canada, 27/03/2015 23:44
Leftist Group in Paris Accuses IDF of 'War Crimes'

Leftist Group in Paris Accuses IDF of 'War Crimes'

FIDH claims Gaza terrorists' indiscriminate attacks on civilians didn't give IDF 'carte blanche' to commit 'war crimes' in Gaza war.Ari Yashar, 27/03/2015 13:18
Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Palestinians Committed War Crimes During Gaza Op

Amnesty International report finds Palestinian terror groups showed 'disregard' for civilian lives during Operation Protective Edge.Cynthia Blank, 26/03/2015 09:13
UN Offers to Share Syrian War Crimes Suspects

UN Offers to Share Syrian War Crimes Suspects

UNHRC c'tee in charge of investigating Syria to share names of war crimes suspects with state prosecutors, after ICC bid falls flat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2015 12:34