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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

6 days agoNews : 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

6 days agoNews : 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

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 weeks 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

Why Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court Could be a Total Game Changer

With the peace process derailed and the incoming Netanyahu administration promising zero tolerance to Palestine, joining the ICC sets a major cat among the pigeons. The post Why Palestine Joining the International Criminal Court Could be a Total Game Changer appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Why Palestine joining the International Criminal Court could be a total game changer

By Kurt Mills, University of Glasgow | (The Conversation) – After more than five years and much diplomatic wrangling, Palestine has joined the International Criminal Court (ICC). Now, the prospect of Israel…

Palestine Needs Unity to Pursue War Crimes Case Against Israel

AMMAN -- The state of Palestine officially became a member of the International Criminal Court on April 1, allowing it to prosecute Israel for crimes of war. The distance between the ability to sue and an actual conviction is going to be long and arduous and will require a totally new strategy. Show More Summary

Palestine Needs Unity to Pursue War Crimes Case Against Israel

AMMAN -- The state of Palestine officially became a member of the International Criminal Court on April 1, allowing it to prosecute Israel for crimes of war. The distance between the ability to sue and an actual conviction is going to be long and arduous and will require a totally new strategy. Show More Summary

Palestinians Join International Criminal Court, Risking Loss Of U.S. Aid

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday became the newest member of the International Criminal Court, meaning the group is now allowed to pursue war crimes charges against Israeli nationals. The news may rekindle an ongoing debate in the U.S. Show More Summary

Palestinians Join International Criminal Court, but Tread Cautiously at First

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Palestinians refrained from immediately asking the court to look into cases that may implicate Israeli officials in what they say are war crimes.

Little Comfort Taken as Palestine Formally Joins the International Criminal Court

3 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Today Palestine officially became the 123rd state to join the ICC. But tension and anger on the ground marks the historic occasion.

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