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Will Abbas and PA leaders face ICC prosecution for murder?

 

January 6, 2023



(JCPA via JNS) — Palestinian human rights activist Nizar Banat was brutally murdered in Hebron by Palestinian Authority security personnel on June 24, 2021, because of his criticism of P.A. corruption. The family’s lawyer, Hakan Kamoz, recently appealed to Karim Khan, the Prosecutor General of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, demanding an investigation into the circumstances of Banat’s murder.

The unusual move of the Banat family against the P.A. reflects their anger and frustration; the 14 defendants in the case were released from custody and the P.A. has been trying fo...



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