International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor authorized to investigate war crimes in Palestine, despite strong opposition from Israel.
Prosecutor Fatou of the International Criminal Court is from The Gambia.
According to the international news agency. The prosecutor of the ICC has been given the authority, to prosecute the war crimes committed by Israel in the Palestinian territories. ICC judges rejected Israeli objections.
Fatou Benisouda, a global criminal prosecutor from the African country of Gambia. Had said he intended to investigate war crimes in Palestine. But because of the controversy, he had to seek the approval of judges.
The United States and Israel have expressed reservations about the International Fatwa on the Rights of the Child. Which has the authority to investigate and prosecute war crimes in Palestine.
— Int’l Criminal Court (@IntlCrimCourt) December 20, 2019
Prosecutor Fatou Benisouda of the International Criminal Court has said that Israeli security forces may commit war crimes in the Gaza Strip in 2014. But that the Palestinian organization Hamas will also be brought under investigation.
While clarifying the court was not taking a position on any boundary questions. The appointed authorities said the court’s regional locale reached out “to the domains involved by Israel since 1967, specifically Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem”.
It dismissed Israel’s contentions. Expressing that Palestine reserved “the option to be treated as some other state party” to its rule.
International legal experts say the development paves the way for an investigation into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories. While the Israeli military will consider many things before taking action in the future.
Fatwa Benisoda belongs to The Gambia. And the case against Myanmar for the genocide of Rohingya Muslims was also filed in the ICC by the same country. In which Aung San Suu Kyi had to appear in court.