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Palestine and the Rome Statute: Israel could indict Palestinians

Why has the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague not received positive confirmation from Riad Malki, the Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA), to go ahead with a war crimes investigation against Israel? 637 more words

Why does Abbas block ICC application?

SERIOUS QUESTIONS WITH FEW ANSWERS
A curious piece of theatre took place outside the Chief Prosecutor’s Office in the International Criminal Court in The Hague on August 5. 1,366 more words

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Destruction of ancient manuscripts in Timbuktu

Destroying the ancient manuscripts – An act of War crime

As the news spread of the destruction of the Timbuktu manuscripts, the historians all over the world were terrified about the loss of evidence of a beautiful era of human history. 788 more words

Turkey can bolster its role in the world by joining the ICC

Several times in the past 10 years, Turkey has indicated that it will join the ICC. But to this day, it has made little progress. That’s why this month we’re calling on Turkey to back up its stated commitment to international justice by acceding to the ICC Rome Statute. 473 more words

Ratification And Implementation Of The Rome Statute

Accountability high on agenda of new UN human rights chief

Unanimously confirmed last month as the new UN human rights chief, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein has a strong track record on accountability for grave crimes. 538 more words

IS THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT UNFAIRLY TARGETING AFRICANS?

 

 The International Criminal Court (ICC) began in 2002, formed under the Rome Statute  to try the most serious of war crimes when sovereign nations are not in a position to do so themselves. 953 more words

Hamas agrees: one step closer to unity government signing Rome Statute

PALESTINE CAN NOW JOIN ICC
Hamas has signed agreement to accede to the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court. This gives it jurisdiction to accept a case filed by Palestine for war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated on its soil currently and retroactively to 2002, the date of the creation of the ICC. 695 more words

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