Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Palestine and the International Criminal Court

Many readers of this blog are interested in last January's declaration accepting jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court by the Palestinian Authority. The declaration was made pursuant to article 12(3) of the Rome Statute, which allows a 'State' to give jurisdiction to the ICC, without actually ratifying the treaty. The pre-eminent Palestinian human rights NGO has issued a very useful contribution to the debate in the form of its position paper on the subject:
Thanks to Michael Kearney.

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