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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. The decision comes after the court ruled on February 5 that it has jurisdiction in the case.

Evidence update: access to lawyers
[24 February 2021] – Under Israeli military law a detainee has the right to consult with a lawyer prior to interrogation. There are exceptions but generally these do not apply to children. A detainee must also be informed of this right prior to questioning.
Newsletter - February 2021
At the end of September 2020, there were 157 Palestinian children held as 'security prisoners' in Israeli prisons. 73% of children were detained inside Israel in violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
ICC issues decision on territorial jurisdiction over Palestine
[5 February 20201] -Today, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court decided, by majority, that the Court's territorial jurisdiction extends to the territories occupied by Israel since 1967.