Salma Karmi-Ayyoub

Salma Karmi-Ayyoub is a criminal barrister. Until recently she worked for the Ramallah-based human rights organisation Al Haq.

Out of Court: Palestine and the ICC

Salma Karmi-Ayyoub, 11 September 2014

The​ latest assault on Gaza has given fresh impetus to calls to bring Israel to account at the International Criminal Court. Since the UN General Assembly recognised the state of Palestine in 2012 – upgrading it from ‘permanent observer’ to ‘non-member observer state’ – it has been eligible for membership of the court. The current ICC prosecutor, Fatou...

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