Cracks Are Appearing In Israel’s Wall Of Impunity At The Hague

“THE HAGUE, Netherlands — As Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to mourn the losses of last summer’s Israeli military offensive, which killed 2,251 Palestinians in the besieged enclave, including 551 children, over 51 days, Israel increasingly risks new legal repercussions for its actions.

“It’s obvious that war crimes were committed during the assault on Gaza, horrible crimes that are shameful for humanity,” Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor chairman Ramy Abdu told MintPress News from the Geneva-based group’s Gaza office.

After the State of Palestine’s application to join the Hague-based International Criminal Court on Jan. 1, its membership on April 1, and the submission of its first complaints to the ICC on June 24, Israel faces a range of possible charges.”

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A Palestinian girl sits inside a room of her family's building which was damaged in last summer's Israel-Hamas war, in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

A Palestinian girl sits inside a room of her family’s building which was damaged in last summer’s Israel-Hamas war, in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

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http://www.mintpressnews.com/israel-may-soon-face-prosecution-at-the-hagues-international-criminal-court/208220/

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