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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators in The Hague urge ICC action

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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators in The Hague urge ICC action

Published October 18,2023


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Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters gathered outdoors The Hague headquarters of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday to induce it and the worldwide group to take motion in opposition to what they name genocide in opposition to Palestinians.

Fighting started on Oct. 7 when Hamas launched a shock assault on Israel as a part of its aim to finish Israeli occupation. Israel has since retaliated by bombing Gaza, and an estimated 1,400 Israelis and three,000 Palestinians have been killed up to now.

The ICC is investigating potential atrocity crimes that Hamas militants in Israel and Israelis within the Gaza Strip have dedicated since 2014, which additionally covers the present battle.

“We are against killings of any (parties), however when it comes to Gaza the world is always (turning) a blind eye. We came here to say enough is enough,” Rafat Alkayyali, 50, mentioned, including that he got here to the ICC to protest as a result of he believes in worldwide regulation.

Protesters carried indicators that mentioned: “Justice for Palestine – Stop the Genocide” and “How many children will die until Israel is prosecuted”.

Last week ICC prosecutor Karim Khan informed Reuters that the court docket has jurisdiction over potential atrocity crimes carried out by Hamas militants in Israel and Israelis within the Gaza Strip, though Israel just isn’t a member state.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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