Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda at the ICC, The Hague, Dec. 2 2019. (Shutterstock) (Shutterstock)
Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

There are some serious problems with the ICC’s step towards probes into Israel’s military actions in Gaza and its presence in Judea and Samaria.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled last week that its jurisdiction extends to territories liberated by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War, clearing the way for its chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, to open a war crimes probe into Israel’s military actions in Gaza and its presence in Judea and Samaria.

But there are serious issues surrounding this decision.

Here are five facts about the ICC’s politicized ruling.