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Command/Superior Responsibility Made Easy

What is Command Responsibility or superior responsibility?

As the name suggests it is the responsibility of those in command of the security forces or at the helm of a civilian state or system for what happens under their command in their area of control. 670 more words

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ICC to probe Myanmar atrocities with accounts of gang rape, mass graves

Disturbing accounts and evidence of Rohingya women tied to trees and raped by Myanmar’s military forces as well as men shoved into mass graves and set on fire have been turned over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for potential probe of the atrocities. 782 more words

Politics

International Criminal Court acquits Jean-Pierre Bemba of war crimes conviction

The International Criminal Court Appeals Chamber acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo Friday from charges of war crimes & crimes against humanity. The former Congolese war lord was found guilty in 2016 of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) in 2002-2003. 712 more words

Former Congo VP Bemba acquitted of convictions of rape and murder by appeal judges

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — In a blow to prosecutors at the International Criminal Court and to victims of rape and murder in a conflict-ravaged African nation, appeals judges on Friday overturned the convictions of former Congolese Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba for atrocities committed by his forces in Central African Republic. 1,012 more words

AP

United Nations Appoints Prominent Ahmadi Muslim Barrister Mr. Karim Asad Ahmad Khan to Head Investigation into ISIS War Crimes


Mr. Khan has extensive experience in acting as prosecutor, victim’s counsel and defence lawyer in domestic and international criminal tribunals

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Europe

Rohingya persecution: Lawyers seek ICC probe

12:00 AM, May 31, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:40 AM, May 31, 2018
Rohingya persecution: Lawyers seek ICC probe     Star Report

Lawyers representing 400 Rohingyas are urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Myanmar military, arguing that the crime will continue and spread to other ethnic groups without getting justice for what has happened to them. 287 more words

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