George Clooney’s wife: ‘I’m behind ICC warrants’

Amal Clooney says she and colleagues found that Netanyahu may be guilty of “crimes against humanity,” including murder and starvation.

By World Israel News Staff

Amal Clooney, the wife of Hollywood A-Lister George Clooney, took credit for the impending International Criminal Court (ICC) warrants targeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, and several Hamas leaders.

Clooney, who was a human rights attorney before marrying the movie star, posted on the Clooney Foundation for Justice website that the ICC had approached her, along with several other prominent lawyers, to serve on an advisory panel regarding filing charges against the Israeli government and Hamas terrorists.

Along with her colleagues, “we unanimously conclude that there are reasonable grounds to believe that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including starvation as a method of warfare, murder, persecution and extermination,” she wrote.

Notably, Clooney did not provide any evidence for that claim, nor did she elaborate upon her reasoning for that conclusion.

“I support the historic step that the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has taken to bring justice to victims of atrocities in Israel and Palestine,” Clooney added, equating the October 7th terror onslaught with civilian casualties in the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas.

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She also announced that the panel of legal experts had “determined that the Court has jurisdiction over crimes committed in Palestine,” despite the fact that Israel is not party to the court.

The ICC’s non-jurisdiction over Israel has been confirmed by the U.S., which also is not a member of the ICC.

Clooney, née Alamuddin, was born in Beirut, Lebanon to a Druze father and Sunni Muslim mother.

Her family immigrated to the UK when she was two years old, and she was raised and educated in London.