Palestinians proceed at U.N. in move to take Israel to International Criminal Court

By Carol Morello, January 2, 2015

Palestinians on Friday presented documents to the United Nations that could theoretically allow them to pursue war crimes allegations against Israel.Riyad Mansour, the head of the Palestinian delegation at the United Nations, handed over paperwork related to the Palestinian decision to sign several treaties, including one that would give the International Criminal Court at The Hague jurisdiction to investigate alleged atrocities in Palestinian territory. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed the treaties on New Year’s Eve in a move that angered Israel and Washington.Read full article >>