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Arrest Warrants Sought for Netanyahu and Hamas Leader

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2024
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for both the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar for their actions in the war raging in Gaza.

Karim Khan, the ICC's chief prosecutor, shared the news with CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour on Monday

Anne Herzberg, legal advisor of the pro-Israeli NGO Monitor, condemned the decision to pursue Israeli officials as "abhorrent."

"While it is unlikely any Israeli would ever appear before this kangaroo court, this case represents yet again the exploitation of international institutions in service of malevolent agendas," Herzberg said...

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