Also in the context of the Gaza protests, as well as well as the nearly 12 year blockade imposed on Gaza by Israel.
Article 6 (a) : Killing members of the group.
Article 6 (b) : Causing serious bodily or mental harm to the members of the group.
Article 6 (c) : Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about it’s physical destruction in whole or in part.
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As party to the Statute of the Court, the State of Palestine and its territory falls under the jurisdiction of the ICC, allowing it to preside over any felony that amounts to genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes or the crime of aggression committed within its territory.
The residents of Khan al-Ahmar and their representatives intend to employ all legal avenues available to them.
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According to the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD’s) report last December, since 1967 “nearly 50,000 Palestinian homes and structures have been demolished – displacing hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and affecting the livelihoods of thousands of others.”Combined with the destruction of Palestinian villages upon the establishment of Israel, and the demolition of Palestinian homes inside Israel itself, ICAHD puts the total number of homes destroyed since 1948 at more than 100,000.In fact, as the group itself acknowledges, the figure above is quite conservative. Indeed, it is. In Gaza alone, and in the last 10 years which witnessed three major Israeli wars, nearly 50,000 homes and structures were reportedly destroyed.
… This is not just a question of Khan Al-Ahmar. It is a question of the very survival of the Palestinian people, threatened by a racist state that has been allowed to “go wild” for 70 years, untamed and without repercussions.
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