Pompeo: “ICC unfairly targets Israel: Australia: ICC has no authority to discuss Palestinian issue

US DEPARTMENT OF STATE
The International Criminal Court Unfairly Targets Israel
Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State
December 20, 2019

Today, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, announced that she has concluded her preliminary examination into the so-called “situation in Palestine” and asked the ICC judges to confirm that the Court may exercise jurisdiction over the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza. By taking this action, the Prosecutor expressly recognized that there are serious legal questions about the Court’s authority to proceed with an investigation. READ MORE

I24NEWS Jordan Valley annexation plans halted after ICC statement Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to annex the West Bank’s Jordan Valley have reportedly entered a ‘deep freezeThe first inter-ministerial meeting on securing Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley, scheduled to take place last week, was abruptly canceled, according to several Hebrew media outlets after an ICC prosecutor decided to launch an investigation into war crimes allegedly committed in the Palestinian territories.

TIMES OF ISRAEL ICC reportedly spurned Israelis, met Palestinian group before probe decision The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor reportedly met with a Palestinian group, but avoided meeting with Israeli organizations, before the court announced Friday that it was preparing to probe alleged war crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinians.

JPOST Naftali Bennett: The Hague’s ICC is home of modern antisemitism Bennett said the ICC comes from an antisemitic starting point, such that Israel will always lose because it is the Jewish State and Israel should not try to ingratiate itself to the court. “Every time the hypocritical world scolds us and we accept it, they want more. The Hague is the workshop of modern antisemitism. And now, when the picture is clear, we must treat them as such”

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