Palestinian official Saeb Erekat says PA filed ‘war crimes’ charges against Israel at Int’l Court after Israel’s High Court of Justice approved demolition of illegally built Arab compound on public lands.
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Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary-General Saeb Erekat said Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) had filed a war crimes suit against Israel following the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the evacuation of the illegal Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar.
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Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, responded: “The Palestinians’ appeal to the court in The Hague is another example of the political terrorism being led by the Palestinian leadership. Instead of futile initiatives, the Palestinian leadership must abandon incitement and stop paying salaries to terrorists and return to direct negotiations.”
Last week, he Israeli Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday against the residents of Khan Al Ahmar, which was built next to an Israeli town east of Jerusalem, giving a green light to the outpost’s demolition.
For understanding the backstory, as to why the illegal compound was constructed at that specific location, Please Read: EU and Palestinian Illegal "Facts on the Ground" by Bassam Tawil