On December 20, 2019, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda announced that she intends to investigate alleged war crimes in the “State of Palestine.” This move is to a significant degree the product of consistent and heavy lobbying of the ICC for over a decade by NGOs.
Gerald Steinberg claims that as the campaign to prosecute Israel at the ICC advances, the clash between Israel and the European supporters of the NGO network that continues to lead this legal warfare campaign will be no less dramatic than the battle inside the court.
Prepared for presentation in the Knesset inter-party caucus to confront antisemitism
We would not be doing our job as academics, researchers, Israeli government officials, members of the Knesset, Jews and Israelis if we did not go beyond documenting and protesting against this new antisemitism.
Often referred to and quoted as a "highly respected human rights organization," HRWs publications and submissions to various official bodies are all too often immediately accepted and repeated without a perceived need for independent verification.