I.C.C. Rules It Has Jurisdiction to Examine Possible Israel War Crimes

JERUSALEM — The International Criminal Court on Friday determined that it has jurisdiction over the territories occupied by Israel in 1967, despite Israel’s insistence to the contrary, opening the way for an inquiry into allegations of Israeli, and Palestinian, war crimes in the region. The ruling by the I.C.C. in The Hague came six years […]

ICC’s ‘territorial jurisdiction’ extends to Palestinian areas

Decision opens the door for the tribunal’s prosecutor to open a war crimes investigation. The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled it has jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for the tribunal’s prosecutor to open a war crimes investigation. Judges said on Friday their decision was based on jurisdictional […]