ICC opens door to prosecuting Israel for war crimes in Palestine

In a landmark decision, judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) say the body has jurisdiction over war crimes committed in Palestine, opening the door to possible criminal charges against Israel.

The ruling comes two years after the ICC’s chief prosecutor found that, “war crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip”.


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