Showing posts with label International Criminal Court. Show all posts
Showing posts with label International Criminal Court. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Palestinian FM Urges ICC to Open Full Probe into Israeli War Crimes

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The Palestinian foreign minister on Tuesday called on the International Criminal Court to open an immediate investigation into Israeli war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinian people.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Duterte withdrawing Philippines from ICC as international tribunal probes his ‘war on drugs’

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The confrontation between Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and the International Criminal Court (ICC) has escalated after the defiant leader moved to withdraw Manila from the Rome Statute.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

US Reverses Order to Close Palestinian Office

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The Trump administration backtracked Friday on its decision to order the Palestinians’ office in Washington to close, instead saying it would merely impose limitations on the office that it expected would be lifted after 90 days.

Monday, September 25, 2017

PLO to Request ICC Investigation of Israeli Settlement Activity

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The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) decided to submit an official request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate illegal Israeli settlement activity in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi told Ma’an on Monday.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

US may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan, says ICC

US forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan through the "cruel or violent" interrogation of detainees, mostly between 2003-2004, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday.

Friday, October 21, 2016

S.Africa to pull out of International Criminal Court: media

South Africa will withdraw from the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports in Johannesburg said on Friday, sparking rapid criticism from rights bodies.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Kremlin refuses to comment on Paris’s plans to sue Russia at ICC over Syria

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has refused to comment on the statement by French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault that Paris plans to sue Russia at the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged war crimes committed in Syria.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Jihadist goes on trial over destruction of ancient Timbuktu shrines

An Islamic militant on Wednesday was accused of destroying centuries-old mausoleums in Timbuktu during the 2012 Mali conflict as the International Criminal Court (ICC) heard its first-ever case concerning the destruction of cultural artefacts.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo Faces Trial Over Caricature of Drowned Syrian Child

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo could face legal action for a series of caricatures that featured a three-year Syrian refugee who drowned while en route to Europe, Chair of the Society of Black Lawyers Peter Herbert said Monday.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Palestinian file lodged with international court

The Palestinian government on Monday handed over a report on the death of an 18-month-old boy in an arson attack to the International Criminal Court at The Hague, the foreign ministry said.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Abbas calls for ICC to investigate fatal arson attack that killed toddler

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he would appeal to the International Criminal Court to investigate today's arson attack by suspected Israeli settlers in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pillage of cultural sites – how can Europe help to stop it?

 [European Parliament  / News, 14-07-2015]
"Deliberately destroying and pillaging archaeological sites and trafficking art objects in war zones amount to « cultural genocide » and should be classified as war crimes, argued speakers in a public hearing held by the European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee on Monday afternoon. MEPs and experts reiterated the need for harmonised international legislation in this area.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Palestinians to submit first file to ICC next week

The Palestinians will next week submit their first file to the International Criminal Court in their bid to open criminal proceedings against Israel, an official said on Thursday.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Sudan’s Bashir flies out of South Africa despite court order

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday, dodging a court order for him to stay as judges weighed up whether he should be arrested over alleged war crimes and genocide.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.