The International Criminal Court has refused to submit to an apparent concerted international political campaign to attack Israel over its rights, territory and even existence, stating today that “Palestine” doesn’t qualify as a “state” to bring a complaint over the confrontations in Gaza in recent years. . . .
Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, called it a “major victory for Israel in the international arena and a sound defeat for the unfounded ‘lawfare’ attack leveled against Israel.”
Its European counterpart, the European Center for Law and Justice, had argued the case. . . .
In another case, the ICC is deliberating about Israel’s decision to fend off a flotilla that aimed to break a blockade of arms shipments into Gaza. . . .
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