Israel president condemns bid to arrest him over Gaza war

today05/21/2024 2

share close

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has angrily condemned the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor for seeking arrest warrants for him alongside Hamas’s leaders over alleged war crimes in the Gaza conflict.
Netanyahu rejected with disgust that a democratic Israel had been compared with mass murderers (Gaza).
Reacting to the statement on Monday, the US president Joe Biden said there was no equivalence between Israel and Hamas.
He added that it was clear that Israel wants to do all it can to ensure civilian protection.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken echoed the president’s condemnation while noting that Washington fundamentally rejects the move and that ICC has no jurisdiction over this matter..
Blinken also suggested that the request for arrest warrants would jeopardise ongoing efforts to reach a ceasefire deal.
Recall that the chief ICC prosecutor, Karim Khan, said there were reasonable grounds to believe that Netanyahu and his Defence Minister Yoav Gallant bore criminal responsibility for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Gaza and
was seeking a warrant for him and Hamas’s leader in Gaza.

Written by: bossgmsi

Rate it

Previous post


Rectors debate proposal to replace HND with Bachelor of Technology

Rectors and Provosts of polytechnics and other TVET-awarding institutions will today (Tuesday) debate on the proposal to replace the HND programme with Bachelor of Technology. The Director, Human Resources of the National Board of Technical Education, Lawal Hafiz disclosed this in a letter addressed to all Rectors and Provosts across Nigeria. According to the letter, the meeting would also avail members the opportunity to renew the call on the Federal […]

today05/21/2024 1

Post comments (0)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Our customer support team is here to answer your questions.
error: Alert: Content is protected !!