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NGO seeks arrest of 15 Israeli leaders over Gaza

Posted by seumasach on January 28, 2009


Public asked for information on travel plans, whereabouts of top Israeli leaders suspected of committing ‘war crimes’ in Gaza.

Middle-East Online

27th January, 2009

LONDON – An international non-governmental organization has submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court for the arrest of top Israeli leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Gaza, and has called for information about the travel plans and whereabouts outside Israel of the suspects.


The International Coalition against Impunity (HOKOK), a non-governmental organization registered with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, has submitted a “Letter of Notification and Referral” to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court outlining the case for the arrest of 15 Israeli political and military leaders for crimes committed in Gaza in violation of the Rome Statute and the Fourth Geneva Convention.

It has also issued an international appeal for information about the undermentioned war crimes suspects.

Members of the public in Israel and throughout the world who have information about the travel plans or whereabouts of the undermentioned suspects when they are outside Israel should report this immediately to:

The Prosecutor

P.O. Box 19519

2500 The Hague

Netherlands

Fax +31 70 515 8 555

otp.informationdesk@icc-cpi.int

The Israeli war crimes suspects are:

1. Ehud Barak

2. Amir Peretz

3. Binyamin Ben Eliezer

4. Avi Dichter

5. Carmi Gillon

6. Dan Halutz

7. Doron Almog

8. Ehud Olmert

9. Eliezer Shkedy

10. Gabi Ashkenazi

11. Giora Eiland

12. Matan Vilnai

13. Moshie Bogie Yaalon

14. Shaul Mofaz

15. Tzipi Livni

A summary of the evidence against the above-mentioned war crimes suspects can be found in Hebrew and in English.

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