Israel is not a party to the Rome Statute, so stop the celebration - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 08.09.11 | 06:40 (IDT)

    1 since israel is not a party to the rome statute, the icc cannot exercise jurisdiction over israel. 2 the territory claimed by the palestinians is not a state and hence the icc has no jurisdiction over any events that occur in these territories. 3 even should the palestinian state be recognised, the temporal jurisdiction of the court will apply only to events that take place after such recognition. 4 in any case, as long as israel is not a party to the treaty, the court has no jurisdiction over her.

    from the article: Israelis could face trial in The Hague if Palestinian statehood recognized at UN, experts warn
    First published 01:59 08.09.11 | Last updated 01:59 08.09.11
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