The Palestinian Authority (PA) foreign affairs bureau on Thursday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an official investigation into “the ongoing crimes of the Israeli occupation and the settlers.”
In a statement, the bureau condemned what it called the “deliberate escalation by the settler gangs and their armed militias, which is causing additional crimes against the Palestinian residents, their land, property, facilities and holy sites.”
The statement specifically criticized “settler break-ins” to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and their religious worshiping on the Har Habayis. It described the Jewish presence on the Har Habayis as “a very dangerous escalation against the Al-Aqsa Mosque.”
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