ICC prosecutor requires arrest warrant towards Benjamin Netanyahu | EUROtoday

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Uinformation obtained with nice anger by the Israeli authorities. The International Criminal Court (ICC) might challenge an arrest warrant towards Benjamin Netanyahu. Attorney General Karim Khan on Monday requested arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for alleged struggle crimes and crimes towards humanity dedicated within the Gaza Strip. Three Hamas leaders are additionally within the ICC's sights.

“We affirm that the crimes against humanity referred to in the petitions were a continuation of a widespread and systematic attack directed against the Palestinian civilian population in pursuit of the policy of an organization. According to our findings, some of these crimes continue to be committed,” stated Karim Khan, referring to Benjamin Netanyahu and Yoav Gallant.

For his half, the pinnacle of Israeli diplomacy denounced a “scandalous decision” and a “historic dishonor” of the International Criminal Court (ICC), including that Israel intends to “fight against this decision which aims above all to tie its hands of the State of Israel and to deny it the right to defend itself.”

Arrest warrant for Hamas leaders

Charges towards Hamas leaders, together with Yahya Sinwar, the motion's chief, embody “extermination,” “rape and other forms of sexual violence” and “hostage-taking as a war crime.” “.

READ ALSO Hamas' crimes are crimes towards humanity “We affirm that the crimes against humanity referred to in the petitions were part of a widespread and systematic attack carried out by Hamas and other armed groups in pursuit of the policies of an organization,” is written within the press launch. Statements that Hamas was fast to “strongly condemn”.