First Published: 2012-12-19


Palestinians threaten to take Israel to Hague over settlements


Palestinian negotiator says Israel's plans for new settler homes are accelerating Palestine’s moves recourse to ICC.


Middle East Online

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories - Israel's plans for new settler homes are accelerating Palestinian moves to appeal to the Hague court over Jewish settlement policy, a senior official said on Wednesday.

"The intensification of settlement activity and all the Israeli actions, from killings to arrests, are pushing us to accelerate our recourse to the International Criminal Court," said Palestinian negotiator Mohammed Shtayyeh.


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