ICC Prosecutor Requests the Court to Rule on Jurisdiction in the Palestine Situation

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

On January 22, 2020, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) re-submitted its request pursuant to Article 19(3) of the Rome Statute for a ruling on the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in the Palestine situation. The original request was filed on December 20, 2019.[1] On that day, the Prosecutor also applied for an extension of the page limit applicable to requests submitted under Article 19(3).