Israel's Retaliatory Seizure OF Tax : A War Crime To Punish Palestinian ICC Menbership / William Mosse

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رقم التسجيلة 8551
نوع المادة book
ردمك 9789950327450
رقم الطلب

HG 2351 .P32 M67

شخص Mosse, Wlliam

العنوان Israel's Retaliatory Seizure OF Tax : A War Crime To Punish Palestinian ICC Menbership / William Mosse
بيانات النشر Ramallah: Al-Haq, 2015.
الوصف المادي 80 P
المحتويات / النص

- Introduction 

1- factual bachground and context 
2- Israel's actions : violations of international law
3- individual accountability for war crimes under international law
4- obligations of third states 
5- Oslo and the paris protocol 

المستخلص

A new report - titled "The Unlawful Seizure of Palestinian Taxes: Israel's Collective Punishment of a People" and released by Al-Haq on the day that Palestine becomes a member of the ICC - documents the results of Israel's withholding of taxes paid by Palestinian individuals and businesses over three consecutive months and which should have been transferred to the Palestinian Authority (PA). The tax payments were seized by Israel in response to Palestine's accession to the ICC Statute in late December 2014 and amount to nearly three quarters of PA revenue for the period January to March 2015. This has lead to massive cuts to public sector salaries which have hit ordinary Palestinian families across the territory hard.


A new report - titled "The Unlawful Seizure of Palestinian Taxes: Israel's Collective Punishment of a People" and released by Al-Haq on the day that Palestine becomes a member of the ICC - documents the results of Israel's withholding of taxes paid by Palestinian individuals and businesses over three consecutive months and which should have been transferred to the Palestinian Authority (PA). The tax payments were seized by Israel in response to Palestine's accession to the ICC Statute in late December 2014 and amount to nearly three quarters of PA revenue for the period January to March 2015. This has lead to massive cuts to public sector salaries which have hit ordinary Palestinian families across the territory hard.

Al-Haq's report – which also analyses the seizure of taxes from December 2012 to February 2013 in response to Palestine seeking recognition as a State at the UN – demonstrates that these acts constitute both extensive appropriation of property carried out unlawfully and wantonly, a grave breach of the fourth Geneva Convention prosecutable at the ICC, and collective punishment, a war crime under customary international law.

المواضيع Tax revenues - Palestine

شخص Conulting, Atlex