VIDEO & SUMMARY REPORT
The latest escalation between Israel and Hamas, and the recent decision of the ICC to open an investigation into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, have brought the century-long dispute back into the legal arena. ELNET and thinc. invite you to a roundtable to discuss the challenges and consequences of legalizing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,
Webinar presented by C4I International in cooperation with thinc.
Ambassador Alan Baker explains why Israeli settlements are not a war crime and are therefore beyond the ICC’s jurisdiction.
Professor Gregory Rose is a leading expert in maritime law and international criminal law. In this session, he discusses the recent decisions of the ICC, and the modern trend to regard UN resolutions as sources of international law.
The authors, all working at the ICC, opine that it is in the interest of the State of Israel to engage with the ICC rather than ignore the Court.
Proportionality… It is not the number of causalities that determines proportionality but the necessity of the military action balanced against the potential civilian loss.
The March 3, 2021 decision of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to open a full investigation of the “Situation in Palestine” has prompted responses advising the Israeli government to take a more
cooperative approach toward the Court. Yet there are a number of
strategic, diplomatic, and legal arguments for not cooperating. This study analyzes the considerations to be made.
In giving itself jurisdiction over the “Situation in Palestine,” the ICC ignores previous treaties and delegitimizes its own authority.
The judges at the ICC in The Hague decided that all activity in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip can be investigated, but the day we might see arrest warrants issued for Israelis, if at all, remains a long way off. What can be expected, and how can Israel prevent further legal moves against it?