[JURIST] The Office of Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official websites] said Tuesday that the ICC lacks jurisdiction [text, PDF] to investigate allegations of crimes committed in Palestine during the 2008-2009 Gaza conflict [JURIST news archive]. After considering arguments from both sides [list of submissions] as to whether the Office of the Prosecutor could proceed with the investigations, the Office determined that Palestine is not a state within the meaning of Article 12(3) of the Rome Statute [text]:In...

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