21 May 2024

Will Israel and Hamas leaders be arrested after ICC request?

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Israel has urged what it called “nations of the civilised world” to oppose the International Criminal Court prosecutor’s request for arrest warrants for its prime minister and defence minister. Karim Khan also wants arrest warrants for three Hamas leaders.

It’s divided western countries – with the US vociferously condemning it and France supporting it.

We look at what the request could mean for Benjamin Netanyahu, Yoav Gallant and the ICC itself.