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Israel Tells ICC It Has No Jurisdiction to Probe Alleged War Crimes

[Haaretz: 11 April 2021] - Israel told the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Friday that it has no jurisdiction to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

Biden Administration Lifts Trump Sanctions on ICC Officials

[Haaretz: 2 April 2021] - The Biden administration announced Friday that it was lifting sanctions imposed by former U.S. President Donald Trump on International Criminal Court officials.

ICC letter triggering deferral deadline sent to Israel, Palestinians

[Haaretz: 9 March 2021] - Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have sent Israel and the Palestinians notifications of the opening of a war crimes probe, a move that leaves the parties with one month to seek a deferral.

ICC Prosecutor opens formal investigation into war crimes in the Palestinian Territories

[3 March 2021] - The International Criminal Court prosecutor confirms that her office will open a formal investigation into war crimes in the Palestinian Territories which will examine both sides in the conflict.

When Israeli Soldiers Invade Palestinian Houses at Night

[Haaretz: 16 December 2020] - At night, while the household sleeps, my team gets ready outside. One person knocks on the door, and almost immediately after, another breaks in.

ICC Prosecutor, Set to Leave Office, Slams "Wholly Unacceptable" US Sanctions

[Haaretz: 14 December 2020] - Fatou Bensouda says that the court and her office were 'subjected to unprecedented and wholly unacceptable threats, attacks and sanctions this past year' for investigating U.S. troops and allies, including Israel

The 'banal' trauma of Israel's night raids on Palestinian children

[Middle East Eye: 26 November 2020] - Despite cosmetic reforms to Israeli military law in the West Bank, Palestinian children and their families are routinely abused. Sometimes, they come with no particular reason.

US Imposes Sanctions on ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

[Haaretz: 2 September 2020] - ICC slams 'unprecedented' sanctions, which it says aim to 'interfere with the Court's judicial and prosecutorial independence,' over investigations into alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan

Pompeo threatens to target "Corrupt" ICC over Israel, US war crime probes

[Guardian: 2 June 2020] - U.S. secretary of state says to expect a series of announcements from the American government pushing back against ICC 'in the coming days'

Australian government tells ICC it should not investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine

[Guardian: 9 May 2020] - The Australian government has told the International Criminal Court it should not investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine because Palestine is “not a state”, arguing the court prosecutor’s investigation into alleged attacks on civilians.

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