IDF Plans To Protect ‘Several Hundred’ Israelis From Arrest And Prosecution For War Crimes In ICC Probe

Israel estimates that potentially “hundreds” of its citizens might be arrested and prosecuted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court — whose jurisdiction it conveniently rejects — and is working on strategies to help them avoid prosecution and accountability, the Defense Minister said on Tuesday:

Including himself among Israelis who could be threatened with arrest, Benny Gantz told Reuters: “I was never afraid to go across enemy lines, I will continue to stand wherever I have to.”

The Hague-based tribunal ruled last month that it has jurisdiction over the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem. The ruling could lead to criminal investigations of Israel and of Palestinian militant groups including Hamas.

IDF Plans To Protect ‘Several Hundred’ Israelis From Arrest And Prosecution For War Crimes In ICC Probe | Christians for Truth

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