Fighting terrorism on all fronts, thousands of Israelis have joined a class-action lawsuit demanding that the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation be tried at the International Criminal Court over incitement to murder Israelis.
Amnesty International criticized New Zealand’s recently proposed resolution to the U.N. Security Council that calls for the resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) as well as halting the Palestinian campaign to bring Israel to trial at the International Criminal Court.
The ICC’s head prosecutor rejected a request to reopen an investigation into Israeli's actions in the Mavi Marmara incident, noting the appeal chamber ignored the “violent resistance” of the ship’s passengers.
The US views the UN probe on the IDF's actions during last year's Operation Protective Edge as clearly biased. The US State Department therefore has no interest in further investigation by the world body on this issue.
A conference in Jerusalem dealing with problems in applying international law during armed conflict analyzed Israel's moral conduct in war, how to prevent civilian casualties and international bias against Israel.
In its ongoing efforts to battle Israel in every forum, the Palestinian Authority is seeking to drag Israel to court over alleged war crimes. This move could backfire though as Israel can also file a complaint against the PA.