The probe is expected to cover actions by both the Israeli army and Palestinian armed groups like Hamas. However, the Prosecutor must first obtain confirmation from the court’s judges regarding ICC territorial jurisdiction in the occupied Palestinian territories.
With topics ranging from the consolidation of Palestinian technology and innovation to biomedical research in Palestine, the weekend conference aims to discuss scientific challenges and successes under Israeli military rule of the occupied territories and to provide opportunities for collaboration between Palestinian and international scientists.
HRW called on official agencies of the Israeli government, as well as social media companies, to desist from actions that encourage the violation of International Human Rights Law and deprive Palestinians in the West Bank of the protections they are due.
Israel and Its Palestinian Citizens is a welcome contribution to the literature about the Palestinians in Israel. Its focus on the foundational underpinnings of ethnic privilege means that it will be relevant for years to come.