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Mon May 20, 2024, 03:38 PM May 20

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Senator Bernie Sanders' statement on ICC arrest warrants

NEWS: Sanders Statement on ICC
Seeking Arrest Warrants for Israeli
and Hamas Leaders

"The ICC prosecutor is right," said Sanders.

WASHINGTON, May 20 - Sen. Bernie Sanders (1-Vt.) today released the following
statement on the decision of the International Criminal Court (IC) prosecutor to
seek arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders relating to the Israel-Gaza

In the last several years, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued arrest
warrants for political leaders who violate international law and engage in war
crimes and crimes against humanity. That includes Russian President Vladimir
Putin, whose illegal invasion of Ukraine initiated the most destructive war in
Europe since World War I; Yahya Sinwar, the Hamas leader who started the
horrific war in Gaza by launching a terrorist attack against Israel, which killed
1,200 innocent men, women, and children; and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu, who, in response, has waged an unprecedented war of destruction
against the entire Palestinian people, which has killed or injured over 5 percent of
the population.

The ICC prosecutor is right to take these actions. These arrest warrants may or may
not be carried out, but it is imperative that the global community uphold
international law. Without these standards of decency and morality, this planet may
rapidly descend into anarchy, never-ending wars, and barbarism.
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I appreciate his statement David__77 May 20 #1
Thank you Senator Sanders. Think. Again. May 20 #2
Is there a reason this is being ignored? sarisataka May 20 #3
I choose not to ignore genocide. TomDaisy May 20 #5
I'm glad. yagotme May 20 #6
I'll be sure to keep you updated on the arrest of Netanyahu. TomDaisy May 20 #7
So, the warrants have been issued? yagotme May 20 #8
Bahahaha BannonsLiver May 20 #10
So not funny malaise May 20 #12
But so true! BannonsLiver May 21 #13
I make the same choice sarisataka May 20 #9
President Biden is right about this nonsense, as usual. tritsofme May 20 #4
Duh malaise May 20 #11
Every day in Gaza looks more like a smash and grab with the PufPuf23 May 21 #14
THIS malaise May 21 #15
THIS TomDaisy May 21 #16
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