#MIDDLEEAST #Q&A: ‘#Israel is persistent in its #criminality!’


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MIDDLE EAST Q&A: ‘Israel is persistent in its criminality’ ~ Creede Newton, Al Jazeera, 01 Feb 2015.

Joining the ICC is the way forward for the Palestinian people and their government, Dr Hanan Ashrawi says.

'We don't want a resolution which compromises on any rights guaranteed under international law,' Ashrawi says [Getty]‘We don’t want a resolution which compromises on any rights guaranteed under international law,’ Ashrawi says [Getty]

Ramallah – The past year has been one of the most tumultuous for Palestinians in recent memory. The occupied West Bank suffered a severe crackdown after three teenaged Israeli settlers were kidnapped and murdered. The besieged Gaza Strip experienced its third and bloodiest war, Operation Protective Edge, with Israel since 2009. Jerusalem was the epicentre of sectarian violence surrounding the al-Aqsa mosque compound, a holy site and symbol of national identity for Palestinians.

At the end of December, Palestinian officials submitted a resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to set a firm date for…

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