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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Civilians And The Rome Statute

Written by Garima Tiwari

More than 2,000 Palestinians were killed in the 50-day conflict in July and August, about 70 percent of them civilians, according to the U.N. 1,369 more words

International Criminal Court

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?

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


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



 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