Iranian Arrest Warrant For Trump Shows How Disreputable US Presidency Has Become

By Finian Cunningham, RT. -

The arrest warrant issued by Iran for the murder of General Qassem Soleimani in January shows how disreputable the office of the US presidency has become. Trump has openly bragged about ordering [...]

Ahmed Erekat Was Executed With The Blessing Of Abbas And The Oslo People

By Dr. Amira Abo el-Fetouh, Middle East Today -

Ahmed Erekat was not the first Palestinian to be killed by the Israeli occupation forces in cold blood, nor will he be the last to be killed “because he tried to attack” them. The young man was [...]

Fortress On A Hill: Rebecca Gordon And American Nuremberg

By Danny Sjursen, Fortress on a Hill. -

Rebecca Gordon, a TomDispatch regular and author of American Nuremberg: The Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post 9/11 War Crimes, stop by the podcast to discuss torture and moral injury in [...]

US And Israel Team Up To Thwart War Crimes Probes

By Maureen Clare Murphy, Electronic Intifada. -

The US secretary of state’s threats to sanction two employees working for the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and their families last month may have been the opening salvoes [...]

Team Trump Failed To Bully ICC Into Dropping War Crimes Probe

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout. -

fter the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found a reasonable basis to believe that U.S. military and CIA leaders committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in [...]

Palestinians Decry ICC Prosecutor’s Delay Of Israeli War Crimes Investigation

By Marjorie Cohn, Truthout.org -

In a significant development for Israeli accountability, Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), seeks to launch an investigation into war crimes committed in [...]

Israel/Palestine War Crimes Probe ‘Momentous Step Forward’, Says UN Rights Expert

By Loulou d'Aki, News.un.org -

An independent UN human rights expert hailed on Tuesday, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to consider a formal criminal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Palestine [...]

ICC Decision To Investigate War Crimes Touches Israelis’ Deepest Fear (Accountability)

By Jonathan Ofir, Mondoweiss.net -

The recently announced decision of the International Criminal Court to investigate Israeli war crimes (pending a pre-Trial chamber decision on the “territories” at hand), has hit a raw nerve in [...]

US Leaders Can Now Be Prosecuted For Illegal War

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout.org -

War is gathering around the world, and autocratic leaders are undermining the legal checks on their discretion to launch attacks abroad. With the rule of law under threat, the International [...]

Clemency For Lowly War Criminals, Free Passes For The Mighty

By Rebecca Gordon, Tomdispatch.com -

Memorial Day has come and gone and President Trump did not issue his pardons after all. There was substantial evidence that he was planning to use the yearly moment honoring the country’s war [...]

U.S. Vets Expose Irish Govt Complicity In War Crimes

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers are two US Army Veterans and members of US Vets for Peace who felt called to come to Ireland to help expose the Irish Governments complicity in US led war crimes in the [...]

US Navy SEAL Officers Attempted To Cover Up Evidence Of War Crimes

By Josh Varlin, Wsws.org -

Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a US Navy SEAL awaiting a court-martial for war crimes charges, was systematically protected by his SEAL superiors for a year, a Navy investigation [...]

If Your Country Were Committing War Crimes Would You Want To Know?

By Staff, Consortiumnews.com -

A close reading of both the indictment and the criminal complaint against Assange show that journalism is indeed being criminalized. Assange is accused merely of trying to help Chelsea Manning, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]