Tuesday, March 5, 2013

FM: Palestine must sign Rome Stature to access ICC

BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 3 Mar -- Palestine cannot file complaints at the International Criminal Court until it signs the Rome Statute, the Palestinian Authority foreign minister said Sunday. The ICC was established by the Rome Statute and Palestine must sign the treaty to access the court, Riyad al-Maliki told Ma‘an. The Palestinian leadership is prepared to sign all international conventions and treaties to allow Palestine to access all world bodies, the minister added. Last week, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners Society said his organization was planning to complain to the ICC over the death of 30-year-old Arafat Jaradat in Israeli custody.
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1 comment:

  1. Really interesting article, Tgia

    Finding the elusive, unregulated Israeli bureaucrat who lets American evangelicals run amok in the Palestinian territories.