war crimes

Amnesty Int’l: Israel Committed War Crimes In Response To Soldier’s Death

07/28/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The response by Israel’s military to the capture of an Israeli soldier during last summer’s Gaza conflict amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said in a new report.

Don’t Honor Nazi-Allied Gov’t Minister, WJC Urges Hungarian City

07/07/2015 - 20:00

The World Jewish Congress has called on a central Hungarian city to abandon plans to honor a World War II government minister allied with the Nazis.

U.N. Human Rights Council Adopts Report On Israel-Gaza Conflict

07/05/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt a report on last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict.

Palestinians Submit Documents Against Israel To ICC

06/28/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The Palestinian Authority submitted its first documents against Israel to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

Obama Administration Rejects Further Consideration Of U.N. Gaza Report

06/23/2015 - 20:00

Washington — The Obama administration said it opposes any Security Council consideration of a United Nations report on last summer’s  Israel-Hamas war.

Palestinian Authority Officially Joins International Criminal Court

03/31/2015 - 20:00

The Palestinian Authority officially became a member of the International Criminal Court.
A ceremony was held at the Geneva court on Wednesday to mark the P.A.’s ascension.

War Crimes Complaint Filed Against Hamas In U.S.

03/31/2015 - 20:00

A Tel Aviv-based NGO filed a war crimes complaint in the United States against Hamas leaders over the group’s firing of rockets at Ben-Gurion Airport last summer.

Amnesty Int’l: Gaza Rocket Attacks By Palestinians Are War Crimes

03/25/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Several rocket attacks launched at Israel from inside the Gaza Strip amount to war crimes, Amnesty International said.

How Vulnerable Is Israel To War Crimes Charges?

'Proportionality' is not the issue -- but the 'Hannibal Directive' might be.

01/11/2015 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

For now at least, the Fatah party leadership of the Palestinian Authority under Mahmoud Abbas has given up on direct bilateral negotiations with Israel, and is seeking other means to advance the Palestinian national cause. Apparently this involves joining the International Criminal Court and charging Israel with war crimes or other violations of international law. (The United Nations has just approved the Palestinian application for ICC membership to begin April 1.)

Ralph Seliger

U.N. Head Sets Date For Palestinian Membership In ICC

01/06/2015 - 19:00

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced that Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1.

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