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Israel's Other Justice System Has Rules of Its Own

[Haaretz: 25 April 2022] - 12-year-olds can be jailed, four days can pass until a suspect sees a judge, hearings are held in a foreign language and laws change constantly. Inside Israel's military courts in the West Bank

Israeli Army Will Stop Nightly Raids on Palestinian Homes for 'Intel Mapping'

[Haaretz: 16 June 2021] - Human rights groups have criticized these raids for years, which involve Israeli soldiers entering the homes of Palestinians who are not suspected of any offenses

Senior figures attack 'obstruction' of ICC's Palestine investigation

[Guardian: 31 May 2021] - More than 50 former foreign ministers and prime ministers have signed an open letter condemning political interference in efforts by the international criminal court to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine.

Boris Johnson condemns International Criminal Court Palestine investigation as 'attack on Israel'

[Independent: 14 April 2021] - ‘This investigation gives the impression of being a partial and prejudicial attack on a friend and ally of the UK’s’. Despite describing the UK as a “strong supporter of the ICC” – the UK Prime Minster strongly opposed the inquiry.

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

[Reuters: 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. The investigation will consider alleged crimes that have taken place since June 2014.

Israel to Brief Hundreds of Defense Officials, Fearing They May Be Arrested After ICC Ruling

[Haaretz: 7 February 2021] - Israel has a confidential list of officials who might be wanted by the ICC, in the wake of decision on possible war crimes. Officials say several member states have agreed to warn Israel of any plan to arrest Israelis

ICC issues its decision on territorial jurisdiction over Palestine

[ICC: 5 February 2021] - The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court decided, by majority, that the Court's territorial jurisdiction in the Situation in Palestine extends to the territories occupied by Israel since 1967.

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