Israel freezes tax funds for Palestinians, threatens tougher steps over ICC bid

January 5, 2015 5:11 AM

15 0

Israel freezes tax funds for Palestinians, threatens tougher steps over ICC bid

JERUSALEM – Israeli leaders on Sunday threatened to take tougher action against the Palestinians over their decision to join the International Criminal Court, a day after freezing the transfer of more than $100 million in tax funds.

Last week's Palestinian decision to seek membership in the international court has infuriated Israel. The Palestinians have said they intend on using their new membership in the Hague-based tribunal to press war crimes cases against Israel.

Read more

To category page

Loading...