Israel’s “secret war” against the ICC to avoid prosecution for war crimes – Libération

Israel’s “secret war” against the ICC to avoid prosecution for war crimes – Libération
Israel’s “secret war” against the ICC to avoid prosecution for war crimes – Libération

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An investigation published by “The Guardian” and two independent media outlets reveals how Israeli intelligence services monitored and threatened officials of the International Criminal Court for nine years. With one objective: to avoid an investigation into war crimes in Palestine.

To prevent international criminal courts from investigating its crimes committed in the Palestinian territories, Israel is ready to do anything. Until leading a “secret war” for almost a decade against the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a long investigation published Tuesday May 28, the British daily The Guardian and two independent Israeli-Palestinian online media, +972 And Local Call, reveal how the Jewish state attempted, for nine years, to sabotage the war crimes prosecutions against it. According to these three media, the Jewish state has deployed its intelligence agencies to “monitor, hack, pressure, defame and threaten” senior officials of the ICC in order to derail investigations that could harm him.

To achieve its ends, the Mossad intercepted the communications (phone calls, messages, emails and documents) of several officials of the court based in The Hague, including the current attorney general, Karim Khan, and his predecessor, Fatou Bensouda. “If Fatou Bensouda spoke to anyone in the West Bank or Gaza, then this

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