Chief prosecutor is unswayed by Israel-aligned legal arguments but indictments, trials are a long way off.
Will Hague-based court punish or protect abusers?
Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says those responsible for “violence against civilians” could face trial.
MEMO | Monday, 01 September 2014 12:16   A number of Palestinian human rights groups have called on the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to immediately sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in order to facilitate the prosecution of Israeli leaders over war crimes.The NGOs include the Aldameer Association for Human Rights, the &
[ PIC 31/08/2014 - 06:31 AM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– “Under the laws of The Hague court, my office can only investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine if it grants us jurisdiction in its territory. It has not done so,” prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda said.