Israel, the International Criminal Court & Universal Jurisdiction

Reports, Articles and News


Articles and Commentary


  • "Hague Criminal Court set to open Israel war crimes probe, MKs reportedly told" The Times of Israel, January 8, 2018
  • "Analysis: High Court on collision course with ICC over enhanced interrogation" The Jerusalem Post, Yonah Jeremy Bob, December 15, 2017
  • "PA calls to place Israeli Attorney General on trial" Arutz Sheva, Dalit Halevi, July 3, 2017
  • "PLO Threatens to Go to ICC - to Protect Terrorist Salaries" Elder of Ziyon, June 18, 2017
  • "Turkish Prosecutor Flotilla Case Against Israel Ended" The Hurriyet Daily News, December 2, 2016
  • "Analysis: Why Turkey Deal Sort of Ends 'Marmara' at ICC" The Jerusalem Post, Yonah Jeremy Bob, June 28, 2016
  • "Analysis: The ICC Decision on 'Mavi Marmara' May Actually Be Good for Israel" The Jerusalem Post, Yonah Jeremy Bob, November 9, 2015
  • "Abbas Threatens to Stop Abiding by Oslo Accords in UN General Assembly Speech" The Jerusalem Post, Danielle Ziri, Tovah Lazaroff, September 30, 2015
  • "Abbas Set to Annul Oslo Accords, Declare Palestine a State Under Occupation" Haaretz, Avi Issacharoff, September 7, 2015
  • "Bensouda Saves the ICC" Council on Foreign Relations, Elliot Abrams, July 28, 2015
  • "ICC Prosecutor Rejects Judges' Request to Reinvestigate Mavi Marmara Incident" i24 News, July 27, 2015
  • "International Court May Not Reopen Flotilla Case, Prosecutor Says" The Times of Israel, Raphael Ahren, July 22, 2015
  • "Who Are the ICC Judges who Ruled Against Israel on the 'Mavi Marmara'?" The Jerusalem Post, Yonah Jeremy Bob, July 21, 2015
  • "How to Gut the Principles of Law in One Easy Verdict" Commentary Magazine, Evelyn Gordon, July 20, 2015
  • "There Goes the International Criminal Court" Newsweek, Elliot Abrams, July 18, 2015
  • "The ICC Channels the Queen of Hearts on Israel" Commentary Magazine, Evelyn Gordon, July 17, 2015
  • "Israel Outraged After ICC Judges Urge Revisiting 2010 Flotilla Raid" Israel Hayom, Shlomo Cesana, Eli Leon, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff, July 17, 2015
  • "The ICC Declares War on Israel" The Times of Israel, Avi Bell, July 16, 2015
  • "ICC Judges: Prosecutors Must Revisit 2010 Israeli Flotilla Raid" YNet News, Itamar Eichner, July 16, 2015
  • "Nuremberg Betrayed: ISIS and the International Criminal Court" The Algemeiner, Shimon Samuels, April 17, 2015
  • "US Pans ICC War Crimes Probe Of Israel As 'Tragic Irony'" The Times of Israel, AFP, AP, Times of Israel Staff, January 17, 2015
  • "The International Criminal Court on Shaky Ground" The Washington Post, Editorial Board, December 28, 2014


Related News

  • "U.N. chief meets with Sudan's president, who is accused of genocide" The Times of Israel, Edith M. Lederer, January 30, 2018
  • "Sudan's ICC-wanted president is set to visit Uganda" Fox News, AP, November 11, 2017
  • "Burundi becomes first nation to leave international criminal court" The Guardian, AFP, October 27, 2017
  • "South Africa's ruling party supports ICC exit ahead of al-Bashir ruling" All Africa News, July 5, 2017
  • "Zambia: 'We Stay in ICC'" All, July 1, 2017
  • "Rights Groups Fear Zambia Could Be Latest African Country to Abandon The ICC" Newsweek, Ludovica Iaccino, April 11, 2017
  • "South Africa Formally Revokes its International Criminal Court Withdrawal" Newsweek, Reuters, March 8, 2017
  • "South African Court Blocks Government's ICC Withdrawal Bid" Reuters, James Macharia, February 22, 2017
  • "Gambia Announces Plans to Stay in International Criminal Court" Reuters, Pap Saine and Lamin Jahateh, February 13, 2017
  • "African Leaders OK Strategy for Mass Withdrawal From ICC" The New York Times, AP, January 31, 2017
  • "African States Consider Mass Withdrawal from International Criminal Court" The Globe and Mail, Reuters, January 27, 2017
  • "Kenya President Indicates Nairobi May Reconsider Its ICC Membership" Reuters, December 12, 2016
  • "Philippines President Considers Pulling Out of International Criminal Court" Fox News, AP, November 17, 2016
  • "Gambia Announces Withdrawal from International Criminal Court" Reuters, October 26, 2016
  • "What Does the Future Hold for the International Criminal Court?" Fox News, Brett D. Schaefer, October 24, 2016
  • "South Africa to Quit Troubled U.N. War Crimes Court" Reuters, Joe Brock, October 21, 2016
  • "Burundi Lawmakers Vote to Withdraw from ICC; Would be 1st" AP, October 12, 2016
  • "ISIS Magazine Confirms 'Jihadi John' Death" The New York Times, Ashley Southall, January 19, 2016
  • "Egyptian Lawyer Sues Netanyahu for '1967 War Crimes'" The Jerusalem Post, Staff, January 12, 2016
  • "In U.S. Court, Israel Faces Civil Suit by Americans Injured in Gaza Flotilla Raid" The Washington Post, Spencer S. Hsu, January 11, 2016