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Palestinians Accuse Israel of War Crimes, Push for ICC Trial Gets Support Online

Palestinian officials have started legal proceedings to put Israel on trial in the International Criminal Court for committing war crimes. Online, netizens tweet their support.

PLO official Hanan Ashrawi: Israel’s assault on Gaza is ‘state terrorism’ and should be referred to the International Criminal Court

Israel’s assault on Gaza is "state terrorism" and the state should be referred to the International Criminal Court over its war crimes, Palestine Liberation Organization official Hanan Ashrawi told Mondoweiss in an interview Friday. "When you target civilians, this is terrorism," Ashrawi charged. Show More Summary

RUTH WEDGWOOD TO VLADIMIR PUTIN: J’ACCUSE! “Russia’s operatives could be taken to the Internatio…

RUTH WEDGWOOD TO VLADIMIR PUTIN: J’ACCUSE! “Russia’s operatives could be taken to the International Criminal Court for their role in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine. Even ICC skeptics in America ought to be open to this approach.”

The Day of International Criminal Justice: Exploring shared values of the ICC and the UN

Since 2010, the Day of International Criminal Justice has been celebrated on 17 July. It marks the date when the Rome Statute was adopted in 1998, which led to the creation of the International Criminal Court in 2002. This year's celebration...Show More Summary

The Court Trial of Bibi Netanyahu

Dark Satire: Irony alert Prosecutor: “Justices of the International Criminal Court, I shall demonstrate to you that this man (points at detained Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu in orange jump suit and manacles…

Justice Denied: The Reality of the International Criminal Court

AFRICA RESEARCH CENTRE “Ex Africa semper aliquid novi” africaresearchcentre@gmail.com JUSTICE DENIED: THE REALITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE The Africa Research Centre has published Justice Denied: The Reality of the International Criminal Court, a 610-page study … Continue reading ?

Let’s move on

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo attending a pre-trial hearing on charges of crimes against humanity at the Internati A PANEL of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague confirmed on June 12th that Laurent Gbagbo,...Show More Summary

War Criminal Accepts Conviction and Expresses Regret for Victims' Suffering: What About Reparations?

Few observers expected Germain Katanga, a militia leader found guilty of promoting ruthless attacks on civilians in eastern Congo, to lay down his arms and accept the judgment of the International Criminal Court (ICC). However, according...Show More Summary

How Do Witnesses Feel Testifying Against Accused War Criminals?

Witnesses who testify at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accused war criminals often take great risks to do so. Yet, until now, their voices have been missing from discussions about how the ICC is fulfilling its responsibility...Show More Summary

Kenya, Corruption, and Terrorism

Shortly after Uhuru Kenyatta was elected president of Kenya early last year, I published an article pondering whether his election and indictment at the International Criminal Court would ultimately make the country more isolated. At...Show More Summary

ICC to put Congolese 'Terminator' on trial

Rebel leader accused of rape, murder and enlisting child soldiers is to face International Criminal Court trial.

10 get death penalty in Egypt's latest mass sentencing

Ten supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood were simultaneously sentenced to death on Saturday in the latest mass capital verdict by an Egyptian criminal court -- a judicial practice that has drawn increasing international criticism.

Right-Wing Media Upset With Supreme Court's Refusal To Overturn A Century Of International Obligations

Right-wing media are disappointed that the Supreme Court decided to rule narrowly in a domestic criminal case that nonetheless had big implications for the United States' standing in the global community, rejecting a conservative legal challenge to Congress' long-standing powers under the U.S. Show More Summary

U.S. inaction helped make Syria a hell on earth

RUSSIA AND China on Thursday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes in Syria. Western powers and human rights group condemned the veto, and rightly so. But let’s get real. Show More Summary

ICC convicts second war criminal since 2003 mandate

The International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands. Photo by Vincent van Zeijst. Congolese warlord Germain Katanga is now the International Criminal Court’s second conviction since it was mandated to bring the worst international...Show More Summary

Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

Syria’s army broke a siege of Aleppo prison Thursday, cutting off a major rebel supply route, as Damascus allies China and Russia vetoed a bid to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court. The Western-proposed UN Security Council resolution, which […]

Russia and China block UN measure to investigate Syrian war crimes

The United Nations General Assembly. Photo by Flickr user Paul VanDerWerf Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday that would allow the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes from both sides...Show More Summary

China, Russia veto UN resolution to refer Syria to ICC

Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution referring the Syrian crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes, prompting angry responses from the proposal’s supporters who said the two countries are blocking justice and should be ashamed. Show More Summary

UN bid to refer Syria to ICC vetoed

Russia and China block resolution to refer Syria to International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes.

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