Chilean Lawyers Seek Justice: File Complaint Against Israeli Prime Minister for Crimes in Gaza

Amman, Jordan – A group of nearly 100 Chilean lawyers, mostly of Palestinian descent, has filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The complaint alleges crimes against humanity, genocide, and war crimes committed in Gaza. Led by former ambassador Nelson Hadad, lawyer Rodolfo Marcone, and academics Roberto Mayorga, Juan Banderas, and Hassan Zeran, the group presented the complaint on December 22 in The Hague, with assistance from criminal lawyer Juan Carlos Manriquez. The complainants, who belong to the largest Palestinian community outside of the Palestinian State, are … Read more

Chilean Lawyers Demand Accountability for Israeli Occupation Crimes in Gaza Strip, Seek Justice at International Criminal Court

Santiago, Chile – Over 100 Chilean lawyers, many of whom have Palestinian roots, have lodged a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) regarding the Israeli occupation’s alleged crimes in the Gaza Strip. The lawyers argue that the Israeli actions constitute genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, which they claim violate the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949. Lawyer Juan Carlos Manriquez stated that the complaint was filed in accordance with the Rome Statute, and the ICC will commence its review starting next Monday. The concerns and requests of nearly 100 Chilean colleagues were incorporated … Read more