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International Court of Justice spoils Belgium's Sharon case
By Herb Keinon, The Jerusalem Post, 15 February 2002. The International Court of Justice dealt a death blow to the Belgian attempt to try Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for alleged war crimes yesterday, ruling serving ministers are protected from prosecution.
Sharon cannot be tried in Belgium, says court
By Andrew Osborn, The Guardian, Friday 15 February 2002. Mr Sharon has been accused of being responsible for the massacre of hundreds of Palestinians in Lebanon in 1982 when he was Israel's minister of defence. In a landmark judgment, the court in the Hague said yesterday that former and current government ministers and leaders are protected from prosecution by a foreign state because of their diplomatic immunity and can only be held to account in their own country.
International Court of Justice rules for war crimes impunity
By MichelP, 15 February 2002. Commentary on the previous two articles. A controversial Belgian law gave Belgian courts universal jurisdiction, meaning they could try alleged crimes against humanity that took place on foreign soil and did not involve Belgian nationals.
Scientologists lose Dutch copyright case
The Register, 8 September 2003. The Court of Appeal in The Hague last week rejected all of the Church of Scientology's claims its action against the Dutch ISP Xs4all, writer Karin Spain and ten other internet providers for publishing copyrighted material on the web.
World Court reputation at stake
By Arthur Neslen in The Hague, Al Jazeera, Tuesday 24 February 2004. World Court has never ruled against request for an advisory. Dutch legal experts said that the credibility of the International Court of Justice was at stake, on the second day of the case against Israel's separation wall at The Hague.
Main points of the International Court ruling
By Tali Nir, Haaretz, 11 July 2004. The International Court of Justice in The Hague on Friday declared the separation fence between Israel and the West Bank illegal in every aspect. The Court said Israel could not justify the fence on the grounds of self-defense.