Jerusalem Institute of Justice CEO says dozens of foreign legal interns will be hosted to assist in bringing International Criminal Court charges against Hamas & PA leaders, as part of a program promoting human rights and the rule of law.
By Yair Altman
An initiative by the Jerusalem Institute of Justice hosts dozens of foreign legal interns a year as part of Israel’s international public diplomacy efforts. The program was launched in 2010 as part of the JIJ’s vision to promote human rights, the rule of law, and the freedom of thought, conscience and democracy.
Since then, the institute has been hosting interns from around the world who have an academic background in international law, administration and politics, and who are actively involved in research projects focusing on human rights in the Middle East from an Israeli perspective.
Jerusalem Institute of Justice volunteers at the International Criminal Court in The Hague – Screenshot: Twitter
CEO of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice Flavia Sevald said one of the activities the interns recently pursued was “filing a motion for an International Criminal Court investigation against Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh for crimes against humanity and human rights violations. Continue Reading »
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.
• WATCH John Bolton explain illegitimacy of the International Criminal Court.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
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.
National security adviser John Bolton talks about the International Criminal Court, the PLO and the US supporting Israel. Continue Reading »
The Israeli NGO, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, seeks to open it’s second war crimes probe against Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh at the ICC for the militarization of young children, the deliberant, unyielding exploitation of civilians as human shields and Hamas’ indiscriminate rocket fire against civilians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
An Israeli NGO is pushing the International Criminal Court to investigate Palestinian leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
On September 13, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice plans to file its second request this year to the ICC prosecutor’s office asking that it open a war crimes probe against Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh for the militarization of children under the age of 15. Continue Reading »
Despite the fact that Int’l Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has yet to decide whether the court has any jurisdiction over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 3 ICC judges urge “victims of the situation in Palestine” to come forward, to facilitate investigation against Israel.
• Jerusalem officials: Move demonstrative of predisposed “strong anti-Israel policy.”
By Ariel Kahana, News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff
Israeli officials voiced outrage Tuesday over a recent decision by the International Criminal Court in The Hague to actively seek alleged victims of Israeli crimes against Palestinians, arguing that this action indicates “strong anti-Israel policy.”
Jerusalem has reportedly filed a formal protest with the ICC for launching a campaign that actively urges the “victims of the situation in Palestine” to seek legal action against the Jewish state. Continue Reading »
Palestinian autocrat Mahmoud Abbas & Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh are accused by the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, a nonprofit organization advocating democracy in the Middle East, of facilitating multiple human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests, illegal detention and torture.
By Yair Altman
The Jerusalem Institute of Justice, a nonprofit organization advocating democracy in the Middle East, aims to urge the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate the conduct Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas political bureau chief (and former Prime Minister) Ismail Haniyeh for crimes against humanity.
In their request, to be submitted in the coming weeks, the group says Hamas and the PA are responsible for a host of human rights violations against the Palestinian people in Gaza and the West Bank, including torture. Continue Reading »
With the international community accepting the State of Palestine in global organizations, NGOs and UN committees, Abbas and the PLO have already initiated war crimes probes against Israel, so, who will be the first to issue arrest warrants, and to whom?
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Following last month’s acceptance of the “The State of Palestine” as a member of Interpol, a new question has come to the fore: What is the greatest legal threat now to Israel? Interpol or the International Criminal Court? Both institutions have the potential authority to issue international arrest warrants against Israelis for alleged war crimes. Continue Reading »
Not specifying which of the courts the Palestinian leadership will turn to, the 2 major int’l courts which could deal with Israeli settlements are the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
By ADAM RASGON
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that the Palestinian leadership plans to continue to confront Israeli settlements in international institutions, commenting on the Knesset’s passage of a law that legalizes settlement homes on private Palestinian land.
“This legislation is in violation of international law, and we will continue our work with international courts to protect our existence sea survival on the land of Palestine,” Abbas told a press conference in Paris. Continue Reading »