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Jihadist who bulldozed antiquities in ancient Malian city of Timbuktu imprisoned nine years for war crimes

JOHANNESBURG — A Malian jihadist who presided over the destruction of some of Timbuktu’s oldest mausoleums has been sentenced by the International Criminal Court to nine years in prison. 391 more words


SpeakOut! 2016

Let’s say that you are interested in human rights, maybe in journalism too. You would like to know exactly what to do, what to share, to who support… To write for the injustices which are constantly happening on this planet but you do not know how to use your voice on the right direction. 339 more words


Prosecute The Sponsors Of Terrorism.

By Jerry Alatalo

ournalist for RT Caleb Maupin had a brief interview of Syria’s United Nations Ambassador Bashar Jaafari in New York City recently. The Syrian people’s six (6) year nightmare continues, and it remains unknown whether a sufficient percentage of humanity will learn the truth quickly enough to act in preventing the potential outbreak of world war. 306 more words

Earth Matters

Palestine, Israel and the International Criminal Court

On April 1st 2015, Palestine formally acceded to the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (hereafter, ICC), in a bid to pursue allegations of war crimes committed by Israel. 1,487 more words


Environmental destruction is a crime against humanity, ICC says

The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced this week that it would start considering cases involving environmental destruction, misuse of land, and land grabs as crimes against humanity. 79 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

Amal Clooney discusses effort to legally fight Islamic State


Published September 19, 2016

Associated Press

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo, British lawyer Amal Clooney attends a press conference with former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed in London. 221 more words

United Nations

CEOs can now be tried under international law at The Hague for environmental crimes

The International Criminal Court is looking to clamp down on infractions such as land grabbing, a practice that has seen multinationals take over large areas of foreign land to exploit its natural resources without benefiting the local inhabitants. 15 more words

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