“#Israel cannot go on behaving in the way it has in the last 20 to 30 years. The current leader of Israel [Benjamin Netanyahu] is a war criminal. Any way you look at it, he is a war criminal.
The people of Palestine didn’t give up their nation, it was stolen from them and has increasingly had other bits stolen from it by occupation by Israel in breach of international law. Sooner or later — and I hope it’s sooner — Israel will be called to account and this decision [for Palestine to accede to the ICC] is one step along the road.
The Palestinians, as a country and as a people, have been oppressed since 1948, with the acquiescence of the United States, Great Britain and many other countries.”