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Joint Open Letter to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court … Re: Over 180 Palestinian, Regional, and International Human Rights Coalitions, Organisations, and Individuals Call on the International Criminal Court : Time to Investigate Crimes in Palestine, Time for Justice

For the attention of:

Information and Evidence Unit

Office of the Prosecutor

International Criminal Court

Post Office Box 19519

2500 CM The Hague

The Netherlands

29 April 2020

Joint Open Letter to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Re: Over 180 Palestinian, Regional, and International Human Rights Coalitions, Organisations, and Individuals Call on the International Criminal Court : Time to Investigate Crimes in Palestine, Time for Justice

Your Excellency Fatou Bensouda,

On 20 December 2019, following almost five years of preliminary examination, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court submitted to the Pre-Trial Chamber a request for a ruling on the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in Palestine indicating that “war crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip” and that she had “identified potential cases arising from the situation which would be admissible.” Further, the Prosecutor was satisfied that the Court’s territorial jurisdiction extended to the “Palestinian territory occupied by Israel” since June 1967, “namely the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza.”…. Press here

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