Netanyahu “Optimistic” Israel Can Use Political Pressure To Shut Down ICC War Crimes Probe — Prepare For Change – February 23, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

(Prepare For Change)  Netanyahu’s frenzied lobbying efforts to halt the ICC probe suggests that the probe greatly worries him, particularly as he has linked his current reelection bid to illegal acts like his planned annexation of the West Bank.

By Whitney Webb,

TEL AVIV — Since the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it would investigate war crimes committed by Israel in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank last December, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been attempting to rally Israel’s allies in a multilateral effort to stop the ICC’s probe. →

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36 Powerful Images of Women Protesters Leading from the Front Across the World – December 28, 2019

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36 Powerful Images Of Women Protesters Leading From The Front Across The World

Anuj Tiwar, India Times, Dec 26, 2019

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Celebrating the power and courage of all the women and girls across the world who have to taken to the streets for their beliefs in gender equality, violence and democratic values.

Here are some images of protests where women scripted the victory saga.

1. Jamia Millia Islamia students protesting against Citizenship Act.

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Israel fears ICC could issue global arrest warrants for top officials — report — Prepare For Change – December 24, 2019

PM, defense ministers, IDF chiefs, low-level soldiers could all face prosecution if probe launched; minister: Netanyahu should give PA ultimatum — pull ICC appeal or be torn down

By Jacob Magid,

(Prepare For Change)  Israel fears the International Criminal Court’s decision to move forward with a potential investigation into crimes allegedly committed in the Palestinian territories by Israel will open up current and former government officials and military personnel to prosecution on the global stage, according to a report Saturday. →

Read more & videos: “Palestinians Welcome International Criminal Court Probe Into Israeli War Crimes” (2:09) and “What will a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territory achieve? | Inside Story” (25:15) via  — Prepare For Change