Palestinians criticise Israeli decision to withhold tax

January 4, 2015 10:13 AM

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Palestinians criticise Israeli decision to withhold tax

Suspension of payment follows Palestinian move to join International Criminal Court

Israel is withholding $127 million (€106 million) in tax revenue it collects for the Palestinian Authority in response to its move last week to join the International Criminal Court, further escalating tensions with a step that could have repercussions for both sides.

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