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Activist Group Pushes for Probe of Syrian Regime and Its Military Backers

A Middle East activist group is pushing the International Criminal Court to investigate the Syrian regime and its principal military backers, Iran and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, for war crimes.

In Seoul, Kerry Calls N. Korea Provocations 'Egregious,' 'Reckless'

last weekNews : The Two-Way

America's top diplomat says North Korea's muscle flexing on the Korean peninsula may lead to further international pressure — and possibly a referral to the International Criminal Court.

Greece Says It Won't Take U.K. To Court For Return Of Elgin Marbles

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Athens says taking the matter to the International Criminal Court would take too long and the outcome would be uncertain. Instead he says Greece will use diplomatic channels for their return.

International Criminal Court Urges Israel and Palestine To Provide Information on Alleged War Crimes

2 weeks agoNews : Vice News

The ICC is deciding whether to open an investigation into alleged war crimes during last summer's bloody conflict in Gaza, in which at least 1,500 Palestinian and six Israeli civilians were killed.

ICC prosecutor says could investigate Islamic State in Libya

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court can investigate alleged crimes by Islamic State militants in Libya, but it is first up to individual states to prosecute their citizens accused of offences, The Hague-based court's prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Palestine’s moment of truth for the International Criminal Court

The State of Palestine’s ascension to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court offers the global tribunal a choice between two clear paths into the future. By launching a serious prosecution of Israel’s crimes against Palestinians,...Show More Summary

Amnesty says Egypt using courts and jail to intimidate journalists

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities are using the courts to stifle journalism, Amnesty International said on Sunday in a report that listed 18 reporters and media workers jailed and dozens more facing criminal investigations.

Nigerian rights group calls for ICC probe of Zulu king

ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian group called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday to investigate Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for "hate speech" blamed for a wave of violence against immigrants in South Africa.

Truthdigger of the Week: Khalida Jarrar

last monthNews : Truthdig

The lawmaker, feminist and human rights activist was recently seized by Israeli forces for her leading role in Palestine’s accession to the International Criminal Court.

Accused StubHub scammer pleads not guilty

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The accused ringleader of an international Stubhub scam pleaded not guilty Monday in Manhattan Criminal Court.

Palestine Has No Chance in Court

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

American and Israeli leaders expressed consternation at Palestine’s membership in the International Criminal Court. Some believe Palestine will try to prosecute Israel for war crimes. But with no way of investigating or punishing crime on its own, the concern is overblown.

Ukraine wants global court to investigate crimes in Crimea, east

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, where it has been fighting pro-Russian rebels, foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview, broadening an existing probe.

Driving Bedouin From Their Homes Is a Crime

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

On April 1, Palestine joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), which now has jurisdiction over international crimes committed on or from Palestinian territory since June 2014. On the same day, though hardly reported, the Israeli...Show More Summary

Palestine Envoy to Russia Slams Israel for Arresting Palestinian Lawmaker

The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) sees a connection between Khalida Jarrar's arrest and her position as a member of the team that oversaw the Palestinian Authority becoming a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) this year.

Little Chance of Investigating ISIS War Crimes, Prosecutor Says

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said on Wednesday there is evidence of war crimes by Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria but little prospect yet that their leaders will be investigated...Show More Summary

ICC: Prospects for prosecuting IS leadership for war crimes appear limited

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said there was evidence of war crimes by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but little prospect yet that its leaders would be investigated by the ICC. In a statement on Wednesday, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she had jurisdiction over crimes committed by fighters who are nationals […]

ICC prosecutor: prospect for investigation into Islamic State fighters 'limited'

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said on Wednesday she had examined widespread allegations of war crimes by Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq, but that the scope for an investigation is "limited".

Palestine Authority seeks to speed up ICC probe into Israeli war crimes

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority is providing new documents to the International Criminal Court to speed up a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad…

A Giant Step Towards Declaring American Soldiers War Criminals

Yesterday, the International Criminal Court “welcomed” Palestine as a “State Party” to the Rome Statute, the international treaty governing the ICC. Most of the coverage focused on the implications for Israel, as the PA has declared its intentions to file complaints against Israel for its conduct in the 2014 Gaza conflict. Show More Summary

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