Tagged: ICC

The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza News Roundup
Reuters

The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza

Drawing on hundreds of photos, videos and satellite images taken during the 2014 Gaza conflict, analysts in London are using new techniques to piece together what happened.

on July 31, 2015
Exclusive: Israel Decides to Open Dialogue with ICC Over Gaza Preliminary Examination News Roundup
Barak Ravid, Haaretz

Exclusive: Israel Decides to Open Dialogue with ICC Over Gaza Preliminary Examination

Israel has decided to reverse its policy and open talks with the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague over the preliminary examination the ICC is conducting into Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip last summer, as well as the situation in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

on July 9, 2015
Palestine to Submit Hundreds of Documents to ICC for 1st Time News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestine to Submit Hundreds of Documents to ICC for 1st Time

Palestinian Authority foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki is scheduled to make the State of Palestine's first submission to the International Criminal Court in the Hague on Thursday in pursuit of war crime charges against Israel. The PA foreign minister and a high-profile delegation are expected to arrive at the office of the prosecutor of the ICC at 3 p.m.

on June 25, 2015
Palestine Prepares to Submit File That Could See Israeli Officials Indicted News Roundup
Peter Beaumont, The Guardian

Palestine Prepares to Submit File That Could See Israeli Officials Indicted

Between 10 and 11 o’clock on Thursday morning – if all goes according to schedule – the Palestinian foreign minister, Riyad al-Maliki, will arrive with a delegation at the office of the prosecutor of the international criminal court in The Hague. In an unassuming modern suite of offices in the ICC’s white tower block, he will hand over a file running to hundreds of pages.

on June 24, 2015
Following UN Gaza Probe, Palestinian Authority to Present Documents to ICC on Thursday News Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Following UN Gaza Probe, Palestinian Authority to Present Documents to ICC on Thursday

Following the publication of the United Nations Human Rights Council's investigation into the last round of fighting in Gaza, the Palestinian Authority plans on filing documents with the International Criminal Court on Thursday concerning what they term Israel's violations in three areas.

on June 24, 2015
Palestinian Members of Knesset Say Israel Should Be Sued at ICC News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian Members of Knesset Say Israel Should Be Sued at ICC

Palestinian members of the Israeli Knesset said Tuesday that the UN report on last summer's war in the Gaza Strip provided enough evidence that Israel should be taken before the International Criminal Court. The Joint List, which groups the main Palestinian parties in the Knesset, said in a statement that it welcomed any serious and independent investigation into the conflict and that Israel "should necessarily be sued over the war crimes" it committed.

on June 23, 2015
UN Gaza War Crimes Report May Bolster Palestinians’ ICC Case, Experts Say News Roundup
Renee Lewis, Al Jazeera America

UN Gaza War Crimes Report May Bolster Palestinians’ ICC Case, Experts Say

In a bid to open criminal proceedings against Israel for its 50-day-long attack on Gaza that left thousands dead last summer, the Palestinian Authority is expected to submit its first file to the International Criminal Court in The Hague as early as this week.

on June 22, 2015
Palestinians to Submit First Files to ICC in Hopes of Prompting Case Against Israel News Roundup
The Jerusalem Post

Palestinians to Submit First Files to ICC in Hopes of Prompting Case Against Israel

The Palestinian Authority is set to submit their first files next week to the International Criminal Court to open a case against Israel, AFP reported on Thursday. Their accusations against Israel include allegations of abuses which occurred in Gaza during last year's war, and additional alleged crimes that have taken place in the Palestinian Authority territories since 2014.

on June 18, 2015
ICC Delegation Slated to visit Israel this Month: Reports News Roundup
Middle East Eye

ICC Delegation Slated to visit Israel this Month: Reports

Delegates from the International Criminal Court are scheduled to visit Israel later this month to investigate allegations of war crimes, senior Palestinian sources have said. According to the reports, published in Israel’s Haaretz newspaper, the delegation will arrive on 27 June to conduct a preliminary investigation into whether serious abuses of international law, such as crimes against humanity, have been committed in the occupied Palestinian territories and whether the court has jurisdiction over the case.

on June 11, 2015
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