Tag: ICC

Palestinians and the ICC play a cruel game with international law

The UN dominated the headlines last week when it released a database of 112 companies doing business in the West Bank. The intent was to encourage a boycott. However, the UN database is only a prelude to another, potentially more damaging measure: bringing Israel before the International Criminal Court for purported war crimes. The ICC […]

Netanyahu to TBN: Everyone should rise up against the ICC

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the International Criminal Court, warned about Iran’s actions against both the Jewish people and the State of Israel and emphasized the Jewish people’s ability to defend themselves in a Tuesday interview with the Trinity Broadcasting Network. Netanyahu told TBN that, “everyone should rise up against” the ICC’s decision against […]


The ICC’s top appeals chamber on Monday reopened the case of war crimes allegations relating to the 2010 ‘Mavi Marmara’ flotilla, but the prosecutor could still decide not to move forward. The International Criminal Court’s top appeals chamber on Monday reopened the case of war crimes allegations relating to the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla. After […]

South Africa’s decision to leave ICC ruled ‘invalid’

South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been ruled “unconstitutional and invalid” by the High Court. South Africa notified the UN of its intention to leave last October, saying the ICC pursued “regime change”. The court ruled in favour of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), which argued that the government […]

MK Zoabi offers to help ICC indict Benjamin Netanyahu over settlements law

Arab legislators and any citizen with democratic sensibilities should do what they can to encourage the International Criminal Court to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other leaders for violating international law with the settlement regulation law, MK Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said this week. “We will take any action that can encourage the ICC […]

The Election of Donald Trump – A Fulfillment of Prophecy?

Every nation answering to one single global governing authority Bible prophecy provides us with a clear view of future events in the end time. One of the most recognizable prophecies is the establishment of a world government, which will be ruled by the Antichrist just prior to the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming […]

Analysis: Will the ICC view Israel’s fires as terrorism?

As the security services try to unravel how many of the ongoing fires are the result of terrorism, it is worth asking whether acts of arson could be considered environmental war crimes by the International Criminal Court. The ICC prosecution is examining possible war crimes by Israel and the Palestinian Authority since June 2014. Its […]

Russia quits Hague Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a directive on Wednesday to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague. The ICC is meant to be the world’s first permanent court and works to prosecute leaders and countries for war crimes, genocide and “crimes against humanity.” In 2000, Russia signed the Rome treaty establishing the ICC, […]

New ICC report takes Palestinians’ side despite Israeli optimism

The recent International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Office visit to Israel and the West Bank was viewed as a success by the Israeli side, but the optimism may be premature. On Monday, the ICC Prosecutor’s Office released its annual report, including its second preliminary report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict regarding alleged war crimes committed by Israelis […]

What is the “International Community”? | Prophecy Update

  We hear the term “International Community” used continually in the discussion of international affairs. Yet no one seems to know what the “International Community” really is. Do you know what it is? Does it even really exist?