Tories reject international criminal court’s right to investigate war with Hamas but Labour wants an inquiry into potential war crimes

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The UK government is being challenged over whether it will join Labour in supporting the international criminal court inquiry into potential war crimes committed by Israel, with the shadow foreign secretary, David Lammy, calling for all parties to uphold international law.

The ICC prosecutor, Gen Karim Khan, has insisted he has jurisdiction, but under the premiership of Boris Johnson the government said the ICC had no legal right to interfere.

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