Netanyahu accuses ICC prosecutor of trying to ‘demonize Israel’ over arrest warrants

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized the International Criminal Court for its plans to issue arrest warrants against him, claiming the court is trying to “demonize” the country.

The ICC announced Monday that Netanyahu is one of two Israeli officials the court intends to pursue arrest warrants against, with the other being Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. A prosecutor at the ICC has accused Israel of withholding water to Hamas terrorists and Gaza civilians, an accusation Netanyahu deemed “absurd.”

“We are supplying now nearly half of the water of Gaza,” Netanyahu said on ABC’s Good Morning America. “We supplied only 7% before the war, so this is completely opposite of what he’s saying. He’s saying we’re starving people? We have supplied half a million
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