By Not Investigating The U.S. For War Crimes, The International Criminal Court Shows Colonialism Still Thrives In International Law

By Helyeh Doutaghi and Jay Ramasubramanyam, Theconversation.com -

On April 5, the United States revoked the visa of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, for her attempts to open an investigation into alleged war crimes [...]

‘Shameful’: Trump Admin Revokes ICC Prosecutor’s Visa Over Probe Of Potential US War Crimes In Afghanistan

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office said she will continue her work for the Hague-based tribunal "without fear or favor." In a move human rights defenders decried as "shameful," the Trump [...]

NGOs Blast US For Undermining Criminal Court

By Thalif Deen, Ipsnews.net -

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 8 2019 (IPS) - As it paves a destructive path against international institutions and multilateralism, the Trump administration is slowly but steadily undermining the United [...]

Lawyers Worldwide Urge International Court: Investigate Israeli Crimes

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout.org -

On the eve of the first anniversary of the “Great March of Return” at the Gaza border, lawyers and jurists around the world are calling on the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) [...]

New Trump Plan To Punish Hague With Visa Bans

By Joshua Keating, Slate. -

The Trump administration’s latest step to prevent the International Criminal Court from investigating war crimes in Afghanistan was announced Friday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but it’s [...]

UN Court Issues Interim Order To US To Lift Some Iran Sanctions

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The United Nations' top court has issued an interim order to the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian goods and civil aviation imposed against Iran - a move welcomed by Tehran. [...]

US Doubles Down On Unilateralism, Hegemony & Empire

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Amid mounting concerns about possible war with Iran after the Trump administration ditched a decades-old bilateral treaty in response to an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on [...]

Palestine Sues United States Over Jerusalem Embassy

By Al Jazeera. -

Palestine filed a complaint against the United States with the United Nations top court over Washington's decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  In [...]

The U.S. Goes To War Against The ICC To Cover Up Alleged War Crimes In Afghanistan

By Murtaza Hussain, Theintercept.com -

September 16, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  The United States has never been a friend of the International Criminal Court. While relations between the U.S. and the ICC have fluctuated over [...]

Doctrines Of Impunity: John Bolton And The ICC

By Binoy Kampmark, Dissidentvoice.org -

The Trump administration’s national security advisor John Bolton has never been a fan of international law, a concept he has found, at best, rubbery.  Any institution supposedly guided by its [...]

The U.S. Goes To War Against The ICC To Cover Up Alleged War Crimes In Afghanistan

By Murtaza Hussain, Theintercept.com -

THE UNITED STATES has never been a friend of the International Criminal Court. While relations between the U.S. and the ICC have fluctuated over the course of different administrations, the [...]

Sign On: Tell The International Criminal Court To Investigate Israel’s Crimes

By Popular Resistance. -

Since the Nakba in 1947, Israel has displaced, brutalized and murdered Palestinians. The United States is Israel's biggest supporter and regularly provides cover for the crimes committed by [...]

Trump Administration Takes Aim At International Criminal Court, PLO

By Steve Holland, Reuters.com -

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in [...]

The ICC Just Announced It Will Treat War As A Crime

By David Swanson, Mintpressnews.com -

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) could try the United States for attacking a country if (1) that country brought a case, and (2) the United States agreed to the process, and (3) the [...]

War Criminal Kills Himself In Court As Found Guilty

By Stephanie van den Berg and Bart H. Meijer, reuters.com -

By Stephanie van den Berg and Bart H. Meijer for Reuters - THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A former Bosnian Croat military commander swallowed what he said was poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on [...]

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