It’s wrong to oppose Palestine’s ICC application #PalestineState ~ Sharif Nashashibi, Friday 2 January 2015, Middle East Eye.
It is bad enough that non-members of the ICC should oppose such a move, but far worse from countries that are members, including EU states!
Predictably, Palestine’s formal submission of its application to join the International Criminal Court has resulted in American and Israeli condemnation and threats. It is yet another example of the absurd illogic of condemning the pursuit of justice rather than the injustice itself. The immorality inherent in such a stance means critics of the Palestinian decision are not worthy of consideration.
It is bad enough that non-members of the ICC should oppose such a move, but far worse from countries that are members – including European states such as Britain and France – because they are violating their commitment to encourage access to the Court.
These countries have…
View original post 1,138 more words