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PA threatens ICC action over settlement plans     News agencies
1. How is this a war crime?
The palestinians do not own the west bank yet! even tho they want it oh so bad! I just don't see how these settlements constitute war crimes. these guys truly need to stop complaining and blaming Israel. Instead maybe just maybe they can go ahead and build there own roads and infrastructure to legitimize themselves a bit more! Just saying this is a bit ridiculous. These people want to be self sufficient and they want there own country, fine, but they have not shown the capability to handle that responsibility and the fact that they complain about israel not giving them tax breaks anymore well, idk what to say about that they want to be independent here is your chance. (they are scared because they dont think that they can do it on there own!)
Think a bit ,   USA   (12.04.12)
2. economic war
boycotts and sanctions will strangle israel until it cries for peace
bill ,   canada   (12.04.12)
3. Israel-please forgive us Finns-our FM is an Israeli hater!
Jouko ,   Finland   (12.04.12)
4. ICC action
Israel and Shurat HaDin will bring down upon PA the wrath of the international jewish law community for which his lawyers will be no match. No offense.
Walt ,   GA, U.S.A.   (12.04.12)
5. ICC will side wirh Israel. He needs to check legally
binding documents. For every good will jesture Israel is being rewarded with threats, more demands, and when jesture becomes a gift, bloodletting. We must return in Gush Katiff. Those who abdicate treaties and wantonly bombard civilian population must enjoy repercussions and so they will.
Miron ,   USA   (12.04.12)
6. Funny: No one EVER cites which 'international Law'
You have to love these idiots tossing around the terms 'international law', 'war crimes', etc., etc. These putz' don't cite which laws (hint, hint) they're talking about nor the FACT that the UN granting the PA any kind of 'status' is against its own charter. This irrationalism must be met with a continuation of Israeli buidling; ensuring Jerusalem is out of the picture completely for the PA and cutting off their cities and towns so that they'll wind up with just a hodge-podge of areas and are non-congruent. This will ensure they're never a state which they don't deserve (and obviously can't build) and destroy their terrorist capabilities. Give the PA 'reservations' like the US did with the Native Americans...PERIOD. End of Story. Put it to bed: these people are terrorist mongrels and those who support them are accomplices to hundreds of murders. Meed the worlds insanity with REALITY.
My Planet Israel ,   LA-Jerusalem   (12.04.12)
7. "Inconceivable"
What this makes inconceivable is that the Palestinians will no longer be able to steal Jerusalem! This puts an end to a big lie. Yalla.
Jason ,   toronto, canada   (12.04.12)
8. PA threatens ICC action
Mahmoud Abbas, the terrorist involved in the Munich Olympic murders? Although he may not have known what the money would be used for, Abbas was the PA financier of the Munich Olympic attack. He used the alias name of Abu Mazen. So, here is a PA man who was with Arafat, doing terrorist work. And he threatens to go to the ICC against Israel.
ltrail ,   United States   (12.04.12)
9. Do it, and we'll file war crimes against all your leaders...
The palestinians have started a childish chain reaction. We need Lieberman more than ever to get us out of this shit, for lefties who're gonna complain "Oh, no Lieberman is rightist extremist..." - No, he's not. He supports the two state solution with the exchange of Israeli-Arabs for settlers. But it's important to show that the actions the pallys have taken only does them bad.
Alex   (12.04.12)
10. The PLO is accusing someone of war crimes?!
I mean. But. The what? How can? Seriously? The PLO is accusing someone else of war crimes? You gotta. Oh never mind.
Seth Greenberg ,   Raanana   (12.04.12)
11. AND
we will file with the ICC for all the children Mahmood Abbas has murdered. Put a terrorist in a suit he still a terrorist. terrorists should all be put down.... go ahead Abbas. OH!!! and thanks for FINALLY paying your electric bill.
Dovid ,   haifa   (12.04.12)
12. My understanding
It's my understanding that Israel isn't a signatory to the ICC, which means it can't be tried there - is that right? Regardless, does the PA REALLY want to bring anything before the ICC? I mean, when you're responsible for the deliberate targeting of civilians, then shouldn't going before the ICC worry you just a little bit? I do realize, however, that the ICC is just about as a convoluted, useless organization as the UN itself. Didn't some 'dignitary' who has been convicted of war crimes by the ICC just speak on behalf of Palestinian statehood at the UNGA last week?
Amichai ,   Huntsville, US   (12.04.12)
13. Give me a break already
Only in the theatre of the absurd do the Palestinians, and by extension all the haters, make demands on Israel. Someone let Ashrawi and the rest know that possession is 90% of ownership and that the decades long lies and double-speak have now come to a head. Oslo is dead as is the status quo. Let the Palestinians suckle on the nipple of Hamas and all become martyrs already. These are people who never learn or never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.
Yaron ,   USA   (12.04.12)
14. The Palestinians should read this
"when you think everything is someone else's fault, you will suffer a lot. When you realize that everything springs from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy" the 14th Dalai Lama
Think a bit ,   USA   (12.04.12)
15. Screw the international community
The oslo accords are dead and buried thanks to the unilateral actions of the palestinians which are clearly in breach of it's terms and conditions. Which is great news as its time to tear up this disastrous agreement and annex area c and Jewish settlements on the west bank. Nothing has changed since 1947 the arabs are as determined as ever to destroy the Jewish state this time by delegitimising the State of Israel. It's time for Israel to draw a clear line and say no to another palestinian state at least not on any historically Jewish land that can be saved for Israel. And east Jerusalem as the capital of a palestinian state? No way! My heart bleeds for the greedy arab world they'll just have to get by with the twenty two arab states they already have spread over millions of square miles of land!
Sam M ,   UK   (12.04.12)
16. Why should Israel fear self defence?
Assuming the world is not totally mad, we may expound legal right to Yehuda & Shomron , with Jordan the second state Build in Jordan, to attract Arabs willing to go to a blooming desert to live a better life
Tambour ,   eilat   (12.04.12)
17. abbas, try complain to your mom
zorro ,   NYC   (12.04.12)
18. We see now the true face of Abbas
ICC game can be played by both party. Israel should take action against Hamas and PLO for their crimes.
Joe ,   canada   (12.04.12)
19. Abbas
1 week since the UN farce, and Abbas the devious is screaming ICC!!, laughable, so predictable, but then he did say "A Jewish state, what is that supposed to mean? You can call yourselves as you like, but I don't accept it and I say so publicly." Israel can never compete with the atrocities,war crimes,torture,repression, and murder committed daily by Muslim regimes on their fellow Muslims.
Jose ,   Seville,Spain   (12.04.12)
20. N014
Nice words!!! but i don't think Islamo fascism quite understands reason,blame or conscience.....their totalitarian culture has only one belief, the world domination of islam.
Jose ,   Seville,Spain   (12.04.12)
21. Abbas has a new toy to play with
Abbas is loving the idea of the man with a big stick to punish Israel with his ICC threats. I think its safe to say we will be getting lots more of these, Abbas has already said if its found Arafat was poisoned he will go to the ICC over it. By upgrading the PA status in the UN and giving them this new toy to play with the remains of any peace process has been killed because we will have constant ICC threats and its going to put off Israel and so we are not going anywhere. With the new homes in ISRAEL'S capital then screw Obama, the EU and Abbas its non of their business. Until Israel has agreed to give Abbas Jerusalem its not occupying arab land so when it comes to Jerusalem: BUILD BIBI BUILD
zionist forever   (12.04.12)
22. Jerusalem
Abbas needs a history lesson. Jerusalem belonged to the Jews about 2700 years before mohammed even thought about it. Get a life Abbas, Jerusalem belongs to the Jews. You have Ramallah which is way more than you deserve.
John ,   Sunbury USA   (12.04.12)
23. End of the Beginning -- Churchill
"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Henceforth Hitler's Nazis will meet equally well armed, and perhaps better armed troops. Hence forth they will have to face in many theatres of war that superiority in the air which they have so often used without mercy against other, of which they boasted all round the world, and which they intended to use as an instrument for convincing all other peoples that all resistance to them was hopeless...."
Steven Benassi ,   Silver Bay,   (12.04.12)
24. Terrorists to file war crimes charges?
These Palis should be comics.
(12.04.12)
25. Pals have been given wings.Now they want to fly
Alan ,   SA   (12.04.12)
26. Bring it on - no point in waiting it out
Jon   (12.04.12)
27. #3, Jouko , Finland ("PA threatens ICC action over settle
Thank you!
A.D. ,   Brussels, Belgium   (12.04.12)
28. While he's about it....
...let Abbas complain to the ICC about the demolitions and constructions carried out in E. Jerusalem by the State of Jordan when it illegally occupied it between 1948 and 1967. Maybe it's also about time that there was a complaint to the UNSC about the Arab League invading a territory under UN mandate in 1948 without first obtaining a UNSC Resolution. THREE CHEERS FOR ISRAEL!!!
Ian ,   Newcastle upon Tyne   (12.04.12)
29. Mr Abbas,"Those who live in glasshouses....
....shouldn't throw stones." THREE CHEERS FOR ISRAEL!!!
Ian ,   Newcastle upon Tyne   (12.04.12)
30. A terrorist goes to Hague.
A hollywood story/comedy?
Shalom ,   U.S.A.   (12.04.12)
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