Sunday, Nov. 29
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces close Nablus checkpoints after Jerusalem attack
  2. Israeli forces prepare to demolish homes of 2 alleged attackers
  3. Israeli forces ransack homes, detain 15 in West Bank raids
  4. Israeli forces close 3rd Hebron radio station this month
  5. Woman stabbed, injured in Jerusalem, attacker flees the scene
  6. Palestinian man shot dead after alleged attack in Jerusalem
  7. Main entrance to Beit Ummar sealed following attacks
  8. Israeli forces shoot, injure 82 Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank
  9. Palestinian woman reportedly attempts stabbing at Bekaot checkpoint
  10. Israeli border police officer stabbed in Nahariya, north of Haifa

Palestinian lawyers threaten to prosecute Israel

Aug. 12, 2014 11:29 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 12, 2014 11:29 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian lawyers in the Gaza Strip are “preparing to legally and internationally prosecute Israel” for its offensive on Gaza and targeting civilians.

Legal expert Abd al-Karim Shbeir said in a statement that the Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip violated all international laws.

Shbeir added that Israel has used “prohibited weapons that violate international law.”

Shbeir held the international community was responsible for the “disastrous results of their silence and for giving the green light for killing and destroying Palestinians.”

Maher Bashir, chief of the Islamic Lawyer’s Union’s Syndicate, warned of committing more war crimes against Palestinians especially if the international community remains silent.

Bashir called upon the Arab League to act to stop the killing of civilians and destroying their homes.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015