Rashida Tlaib calls on ICC to arrest Netanyahu; US Senators tell ICC to back down

By Carver Malone | May 15, 2024

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Democratic representative and member of the "Squad," urged for the apprehension of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing him of breaching the Genocide Convention. 

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Tlaib criticized the Israeli government's military actions in Rafah, southern Gaza strip, in a recent statement, hinting at U.S. involvement through its financial support to Israel.

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A statement on Tlaib's website dated May 7th, said, “It’s no coincidence that immediately after our government sent the Israeli apartheid regime over $14 billion with absolutely no conditions on upholding human rights, Netanyahu began a ground invasion of Rafah to continue the genocide of Palestinians—with ammunition and bombs paid for by our tax dollars.”