How The International Criminal Court Works
A Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court means Palestine could pursue war crimes charges against Israel. How does the ICC work?By Christina Hartman | January 1, 2015
This is where some of the world's most serious crimes are tried — at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
"We're being assaulted and our lands are being attacked every day. Who do we complain to? … Where do we go?" Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said in a speech.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' bid to join the ICC has widely been reported to mean the Palestinian Authority could pursue war crimes charges against Israel.