Israel Bombed Beirut? – Global Research

A note to our readers We bring to the attention of our readers an important Tikun Olan תיקון עולם article by author Richard Silverstein pointing to the role of Israel. This report  is unconfirmed. It is not corroborated by other press reports. … A confidential highly-informed Israeli source has told me that Israel caused the massive explosion at the BeirutContinue reading “Israel Bombed Beirut? – Global Research”

List of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears the Worst in ICC Investigation of War Crimes – The Palestine Chronicle

Washington’s decision to carry out punitive measures against the very Court that was established for the sole purpose of holding war criminals accountable is both outrageous and abhorrent. It also exposes Washington’s hypocrisy – the country that claims to defend human rights is attempting to prevent legal accountability by those who have violated human rights.Continue reading “List of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears the Worst in ICC Investigation of War Crimes – The Palestine Chronicle”

Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court – Global Research

A war crimes complaint has been filed against Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump adviser Jared Kushner in the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is now up to the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor to decide whether the complaint should be pursued. If the prosecutor launches a preliminary examination and finds reason to believe they committed war crimes, the courtContinue reading “Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court – Global Research”

Will the ICC Investigation Bring Justice for Palestine? – The Palestine Chronicle

In the past, there have been many attempts at holding accused Israeli war criminals accountable. Particularly memorable is the case of the late Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, (known, among other nicknames, as the ‘Butcher of Sabra and Shatila’) whose victims attempted to try him in a Belgian Court in 2002. Like all other efforts, the Belgian caseContinue reading “Will the ICC Investigation Bring Justice for Palestine? – The Palestine Chronicle”

Video: Representative of Gaza Victims at the ICC Speaks to Palestine Chronicle TV – The Palestine Chronicle

Palestine Chronicle editors interviewed Dr. Triestino Mariniello, Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, and a member of the legal team for Gaza victims at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The latest episode of Palestine Chronicle TV focused on the question of the ICC’s investigation of Israeli war crimes, raising many questions such as, willContinue reading “Video: Representative of Gaza Victims at the ICC Speaks to Palestine Chronicle TV – The Palestine Chronicle”

The Global Reset – Unplugged. “The Deep State” – Global Research

Imagine, you are living in a world that you are told is a democracy – and you may even believe it – but in fact your life and fate is in the hands of a few ultra-rich, ultra-powerful and ultra-inhuman oligarchs. They may be called Deep State, or simply the Beast, or anything else obscureContinue reading “The Global Reset – Unplugged. “The Deep State” – Global Research”

US Only Wants the ICC Prosecuting Its Victims – Stephen Lendman

Crimes of war and against humanity, as defined by the Geneva Conventions, other international law, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice have been and continue to be committed by the US globally. Torture is official US policy, a breach of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,Continue reading “US Only Wants the ICC Prosecuting Its Victims – Stephen Lendman”

The US and Israel Hope to Scare the Hague War Crimes Court off from Helping Palestine – Dissident Voice

Israel and the US have each tried to claim an exemption from international law on the grounds that they did not sign up to the court. But this only underscores the problem. International law is there to protect the weak from abuses committed by the strong. The victim from the bully. A criminal suspect doesContinue reading “The US and Israel Hope to Scare the Hague War Crimes Court off from Helping Palestine – Dissident Voice”

Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court – Global Research

one can expect both the United States and Israel to continue their defamation of the ICC, to include the threats of armed response coming from Washington. An attack on The Hague might be unimaginable in the real world, but the past three years have demonstrated that Donald Trump is capable of almost anything. Until then,Continue reading “Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court – Global Research”

NYT Criticism of Israeli Annexation Plans Ignores the Larger Issue – Stephen Lendman

Israeli imposed horrors existed for decades, worsened by endless exclusive Jewish development at the expense of ethnically cleansed Palestinians from their own land. Netanyahu is the latest in a long line of anti-Palestinian prime ministers, contemptuous of their rights, brutalizing them with impunity because of world community and establishment media indifference toward what’s gone onContinue reading “NYT Criticism of Israeli Annexation Plans Ignores the Larger Issue – Stephen Lendman”

The Irreconcilable Conflict with Zionism – American Herald Tribune

Israel thinks it has finally won its war against the Palestinians. There are sound reasons for its triumphalism.  İt is armed to the teeth and it has more support than ever before from one of the most powerful governments in the world, the US.  It has the increasingly open support of some Arab governments, with the United Arab Emirates now opening a direct air connection to Tel Aviv.  Corrupt as they might be, these governments areContinue reading “The Irreconcilable Conflict with Zionism – American Herald Tribune”

Satanyahu Will Fight ICC Probe into Israel’s War Crimes – The Palestine Chronicle

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he considers a war crimes investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) a “strategic threat” to Israel if it goes ahead, and one of the new government’s primary objectives would be to prevent such a probe. Netanyahu Will Fight ICC Probe into Israel’s War Crimes

What You Need to Know about the ICC Investigation of War Crimes in Occupied Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle

Considering the number of UN resolutions that Israel has violated throughout the years – the perpetual occupation of Palestine, the siege on Gaza, and the elaborate system of apartheid imposed on Palestinians through a large conglomerate of racist laws (culminating in the so-called Nation-State Law of July 2018) – finding Israel guilty of war crimes, among othersContinue reading “What You Need to Know about the ICC Investigation of War Crimes in Occupied Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle”

ICC Prosecutor Delivers a Blow to Israel’s Lobbying Efforts, Declares Jurisdiction over State of Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle

Mariniello also told the Chronicle that although Bensouda’s “observations were compelling,” her decision to call on the pre-trial chamber was not a mandated legal procedure and “it only causes unnecessary delays.” “Since Palestine submitted a referral to the court, the ICC had the power to open an investigation without asking the pre-trial chamber to ruleContinue reading “ICC Prosecutor Delivers a Blow to Israel’s Lobbying Efforts, Declares Jurisdiction over State of Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle”

Palestinian Foreign Ministry calls on ICC to investigate Israeli crimes – The Syria Times

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, (ST)_ “The State of Palestine submitted its Observations to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in relation to the Prosecutor’s Request for a determination on the scope of the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in the State of Palestine, (and pursuant to the Order of the Pre-Trial Chamber of 28 January 2020.), accordingContinue reading “Palestinian Foreign Ministry calls on ICC to investigate Israeli crimes – The Syria Times”

International Complicity Aids US-Israel Efforts against the ICC – The Palestine Chronicle

Clearly, the US-Israeli plan is to attack the ICC by forging allegiances with countries invested in the court and its judicial processes. There is enough international complicity when it comes to war crimes to influence governments into weakening the already compromised structure of the ICC. Israel speaks of having a common interest with the USContinue reading “International Complicity Aids US-Israel Efforts against the ICC – The Palestine Chronicle”

Crimes in Afghanistan: Fatou Bensouda’s Investigative Mission – Global Research

It seemed an unlikely prospect.  The International Criminal Court has tended to find itself accused of chasing up the inhumane rogues of Africa rather than those from any other continent.  It has also been accused of having an overly burdensome machinery and lethargy more caught up with procedure than substance.  Critics fearing a behemoth snatching soldiersContinue reading “Crimes in Afghanistan: Fatou Bensouda’s Investigative Mission – Global Research”

International Court Approves Probe of US War Crimes in Afghanistan – Global Research

The concern in Washington is not for the troops, but rather that the real authors of the crimes in Afghanistan will someday be held to account: the presidents and their cabinets along with the top generals, the leading politicians of both major parties, the big business interests that supported the war and the media punditsContinue reading “International Court Approves Probe of US War Crimes in Afghanistan – Global Research”

On the ICC and Canadian Government Hypocrisy – The Palestine Chronicle

Canada’s letter to the ICC implies it could sever funding if the ICC pursued an investigation of Israeli crimes. Reportedly, it reminds the court that Canada’s “financial contribution to the ICC will be $10.6 million this year.” http://www.palestinechronicle.com/on-the-icc-and-canadian-government-hypocrisy/

Canada Joins ‘Friendly States’ (War Criminals & Terrorist Supporters) in Opposing ICC War Crimes Investigation in Palestine – The Palestine Chronicle

The Canadian government has submitted a letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC), in which it declared support for the Israeli position, thus rejecting the ICC jurisdiction over cases of alleged war crimes committed by Israel in Palestine. http://www.palestinechronicle.com/canada-joins-friendly-states-in-opposing-icc-war-crimes-investigation-in-palestine/

UN Body Slams Israeli Apartheid – Stephen Lendman

State-sponsored brainwashing begins at a very young impressionable age, why most Israelis believe the disinformation and Big Lies taught them — compounded by indoctrinating children to be warriors on the phony pretext of hostile enemies surrounding the Jewish state that don’t exist. https://stephenlendman.org/2020/02/un-body-slams-israeli-apartheid/

Israel Confident ‘Friendly States’ Will Block ICC Investigation – The Palestine Chronicle

“It is clear that justice for Palestinians in the face of Israeli aggression, itself fueled by unconditional American support, is not at all possible if it is not accompanied by regional and international unity,” wrote Palestinian journalist and editor of The Palestine Chronicle Ramzy Baroud. http://www.palestinechronicle.com/israel-confident-friendly-states-will-block-icc-investigation/

Merkel’s Defense of Israel’s War Crimes Undermines ICC & Rule of Law – The Palestine Chronicle

Israel hopes that by twisting the facts & shifting the ICC’s goalposts, it will emerge unscathed. Its hopes are pinned on Chancellor Merkel as the leading European leader to divert The Hague from its task by engaging it on frivolous legal semantics such as “jurisdiction” and disputing Palestine’s ratification of the Rome Statute. http://www.palestinechronicle.com/merkels-defense-of-israels-war-crimes-undermines-icc-rule-of-law/

ICC delays, Israeli belligerence and PA complacency — Aletho News

By Ramona Wadi | MEMO | January 23, 2020 As expected, the International Criminal Court has cranked its bureaucratic delays into motion over the proposed investigation into Israeli war crimes. The ICC’s Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s statement was deemed to be “too long and exceeded the amount of pages allowed for filing” such a proposal. […]Continue reading “ICC delays, Israeli belligerence and PA complacency — Aletho News”

In a Preemptive Move, Netanyahu Calls for ‘Sanctions’ against ICC — Aletho News

The Palestine Chronicle | January 21, 2020 Right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for imposing sanctions on the International Criminal Court (ICC), following an earlier announcement by the court that it intends to investigate alleged war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. “The US government under President Trump has spoken forcefully against the ICC […]Continue reading “In a Preemptive Move, Netanyahu Calls for ‘Sanctions’ against ICC — Aletho News”