Palestinian Authority: Joint open letter to Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas calling on him to take the step for Palestine to join the International Criminal Court
In this joint letter, Palestinian and international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, urge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to ensure that Palestine pursues the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by promptly acceding to the Rome Statute and/or filing a further declaration accepting the Court’s jurisdiction over crimes committed on Palestinian territory from 1 July 2002.
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