Sept. 3, 2018
Israeli Farmers File War Crimes Complaint Against Hamas – Yonah Jeremy Bob
Israeli farmers traveled to The Hague on Monday to file a war crimes complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against top Hamas officials for fire kite terror from Gaza. The complaint, drafted by Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center, called on ICC prosecutors to investigate orders by Hamas leaders Khaled Mashal, Saleh Arouri, and Zaher Jabarin to use fire kites and other terror to breach Israel’s border and murder civilians, as well as torching thousands of acres of agricultural fields.
Shurat Hadin said an ICC probe would find “blatant violation of the Rome Statute (Articles 8 (2) (c) (viii) and 28), which prohibits the murder of non-combatants, the destruction of civilian property for unlawful purposes, and the use of civilians as human shields.” (J