ICC prosecutor opens initial probe into Gaza flotill

International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has opened a preliminary probe into Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010. PHOTO/FILE

What you need to know:

  • Bensouda said she had met Istanbul-based lawyers who are acting for the government of the Comoros, which referred the case to her office.
  • Bensouda's office receive numerous requests every year for probes into alleged crimes like genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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