Blog Posts: Palestine

The Palestinian Authority Joins the ICC

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict has a new fighting ground. As of January 6, 2015, the Palestinian Authority is a State Party to the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is unlikely the ICC is where the Palestinian Authority hopes to resolve the conflict with Israel, and the decision to become a State Party is more aptly read as an act of “lawfare”—“the continu[ation] of [its] war on legal grounds, or in the language of international law."

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Posted by Breanne N. Hataway on Thu. March 5, 2015 3:34 PM
Categories: International Criminal Court, Israel, Palestine, United Nations

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