The International Criminal Court's (ICC) Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda

MK Cassif on ICC Announcement: Israelis Have to Look Squarely at Crimes Committed in Their Name

Since the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, announced there’s reasonable basis to probe Israel for war crimes against Palestinians, Israeli media and officials have been quick to spread false conclusions and arouse a deep political debate. In light of Bensouda’s statement, Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar stated on Sunday, December 22, that “a few days…

International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

Hadash: ICC Investigation into the Situation in Palestine is Justified

Hadash welcomed the announcement by the Chief Prosecutor of the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, on Friday December 20, that her office is going to proceed with an investigation into the situation in Palestine in relation to Israeli crimes against the occupied Palestinian people. “Today, I announce that following a thorough, independent and objective…

The rally organized in Ramallah by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) against the decision by Israeli authorities to close down the offices of Palestinian TV in Jerusalem, November 21, 2019

Journalists Protest Israel’s Closing Jerusalem Offices of Palestinian TV

Hundreds of journalists joined a march and protest rally organized by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) on Thursday, November 21, against the decision by Israeli authorities to shut down the television offices of Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) in Jerusalem. The offices of PBC Television, a channel funded by the Palestinian Authority, received orders to close…

MK Odeh: No FM Will Change the Fact — The Settlements Were Built on Occupied Palestinian Land

The American foreign minister, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, announced on Monday, November 18, that the US is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Pompeo renounced a 1978 State Department legal opinion, known as the Hansell Memorandum, that held that civilian settlements in the occupied territories are “inconsistent with international…

US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017 (Photo: US Embassy in Israel)

Palestinian FM: US is Proposing a Plan of Surrender, Not a Peace Deal

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki called the US-proposed “peace plan” (aka Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century”) a Palestinian surrender, as the US Special Envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, lashed out at the United Nation’s “anti-Israel bias” while urging support for the Trump administration’s “vision,” on Thursday, May 9 Greenblatt, who was speaking…