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The ICC wants to investigate Israel – again

The International Criminal Court (the ICC) reminds me of a movie monster that, despite being killed, simply won’t stay dead. After repeated efforts to investigate Israel’s purported “war crimes” and “human rights abuses”, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that she … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence on Breaking the Silence

The foreign-funded NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS) is a pernicious organization dedicated to slandering and besmirching the good name of the IDF. It goes around the world levelling accusations against the IDF, accusing it of human rights abuses against Palestinian … Continue reading

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Confirmed by high-level international military experts: Israel did not commit war crimes in Gaza

The redoubtable British Colonel Richard Kemp, formerly Commander of the British forces in Iraq, has previously defended Israel from accusations of war crimes that were levelled against it by the UN and its assorted agencies, foreign governments, and of course … Continue reading

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Some good news from the ICC!

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Just over a week ago I posted about the ICC’s illegal and anti-Israel move to reopen the case against Israel’s alleged war crimes committed during the Mavi Marmara fiasco. We had a hint that … Continue reading

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Non-surprise of the week: UN HRC condemns Israel despite military experts defence of the IDF

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council  (UNHRC)’s investigation of Israel’s alleged “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge last summer, Israel went the extra mile and invited a panel of international … Continue reading

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The UNHRC publishes its Schabas Charade

When William Schabas resigned from the UNHRC Commission of Inquiry into “Israel’s war crimes” (OK, that wasn’t the exact title of the commission of inquiry but it might as well have been, because that was their aim and that is … Continue reading

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