Friday, July 17, 1998

The UN Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of the International Criminal Court approves (120-7, with 21 abstentions) draft statute to create an international war crimes court. (MM, WT 7/20; MM, WT 7/21; IRNA 7/22 in WNC 7/23; MM 7/27; MEI 7/31)

IDF forces the evacuation of 40 bedouin families fr. the area nr. Tubas, where they have lived for decades. (PR 7/24)