#Breaking: #Palestinians submit application to join #ICC!


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Palestinians submit application to join ICC ~ AL JAZEERA.

Ambassador to UN has formally submitted documents for membership of the Hague-based International Criminal Court.

The Palestinian ambassador to the UN has formally submitted Palestine’s application to join the International Criminal Court to the UN secretary-general.

The Palestinians want to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel and challenge Israeli settlement building.

Speaking at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, Riyad Mansour said pursuing the war-crimes case was an option that allowed Palestine to “seek justice for all those killed by the Israeli occupier”.

The move came two days after the application for membership of the Hague-based ICC was signed by President Mahmoud Abbas.

 

“We are honoured that we are to be the 123rd state party to join the ICC, which will become effective about 60 days from now,” Mansour said.

“It is a very significant step which we will…

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