Ray McGovern Arrested and Abused Protesting #BloodyGina

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

At the Senate hearing on the nomination of Gina Haspel, aka. #BloodyGina, to head the CIA, people protested inside and outside of the hearing. Protesters know, as everyone in the US Senate [...]

The Time is Now for Universal Jurisdiction

By Inder Comar for his blog   -

The time is right to revive the concept of “universal jurisdiction” — the idea that a person, whatever their nationality, can be called to account before the court of any civilized country for [...]

B’Tselem Calls On Israeli Soldiers To Defy Shooting Orders, Lest They Commit War Crimes

By Yossi Gurvitz,  Mondoweiss.net -

B’Tselem, the respected Israeli human rights NGO, began a media campaign today urging Israel Defense Forces soldiers posted on the Gaza border to disobey “patently illegal” shoot-to-kill orders [...]

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 [...]

ICC Prosecutor Seeks To Investigate US Crimes In Afghanistan

By Staff, icc-cpi.int -

By Staff of ICC - Today, the Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has been assigned to a Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court ('ICC' or the 'Court'), following my [...]

Newsletter: Chelsea Manning v. US War Criminals

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Chelsea Manning saw crimes and exposed them. Her detractors are aware of the crimes and even commit them. Rather than self-evaluation [...]

US-Led Coalition Use Of White Phosphorus A War Crime?

By Staff, www.amnestyusa.org -

By Staff of Amnesty International - The US-led coalition’s use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of al-Raqqa, Syria is unlawful and may amount to a war crime, Amnesty International [...]

Donald Trump’s War Crimes

By Marjorie Cohn, www.truth-out.org -

By Marjorie Cohn for Truthout - The Trump administration began to kill civilians over inaugural weekend, with two drone strikes in Yemen that claimed 10 lives. One drone struck three people on a [...]

Court To Hear Lawsuit Against Bush For Nuremberg War Crimes

By Ralph Lopez, www.hubpages.com -

By Ralph Lopez for Hub Pages. On Monday, December 12th, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal in San Francisco will hear arguments in a first--of-its-kind lawsuit against former President George W. [...]

Hague Prosecutors Say US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes

By Thomas Escritt, www.reuters.com -

By Thomas Escritt for Reuters. Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court in The Hague said on Monday there were preliminary grounds to believe U.S. forces committed war crimes in [...]

Newsletter: Time For Boldness, Clarity & Assertiveness

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In this moment, the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice needs be bold, clear and assertive in putting forth an [...]

War Crimes Committed Against #NoDAPL Resisters

By Albert Bender, www.peoplesworld.org -

By Albert Bender for People's World - War crimes are being committed against Native Americans by the Morton County Sheriff’s department in North Dakota. President Obama must take action. I am [...]

International Criminal Court Opening Investigation Into War Crimes In Afghanistan

By David Bosco, www.foreignpolicy.com -

By David Bosco for FP - The investigation could expose U.S. personnel to international justice inquiry for the first time. The prosecutor’s office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is [...]

Chilcot Report Used In War Crimes Lawsuit Against George W. Bush

By Marjorie Cohn, www.truth-out.org -

By Marjorie Cohn for Truthout. Sundus Saleh, an Iraqi woman, first filed her lawsuit against George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice and Paul Wolfowitz in September 2013. [...]

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