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ICC opens probe into crimes in occupied Palestinian territories
March 04, 2021

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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened a probe into crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian territories.

In a statement, Fatou Bensouda said that the investigations will be conducted independently, impartially and objectively, without fear or favour.

Meanwhile, the Palestinian resistance group Hamas has welcomed the ICC move.

In a statement, Hamas spokesman hailed the decision as a step forward towards providing justice for the Palestinian victims.