US Leaders Can Now Be Prosecuted For Illegal War

By C.J. Polychroniou, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

UN Investigators Call For Arrests Over Gaza War Crimes

By Maureen Clare Murphy, -

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity by using lethal military force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, a United Nations independent commission of inquiry has [...]

CODEPINK Pink Police Serve John Bolton An Indictment Outside His Home

By Staff, -

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - At 7am in the morning, outside the Bethesda, Md home of National Security Advisor John Bolton, the CODEPINK police have arrived to serve Mr. Bolton an indictment for [...]

Did Defense Secretary Nominee James Mattis Commit War Crimes In Iraq?

By Aaron Glantz, -

Retired Gen. James Mattis earned the nickname “Mad Dog” for leading U.S. Marines into battle in Fallujah, Iraq, in April 2004. In that assault, members of the Marine Corps, under Mattis’ command, [...]

All US Presidents, Living And Dead, Are War Criminals

By Glen Ford, -

The daily whitewashing of imperial crimes that masquerades as “news” on corporate media becomes high ceremony when a Genocider-in-Chief dies. Now it is George Herbert Walker Bush’s turn to be [...]

The Ignored Legacy Of George H. W. Bush

By Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept. -

The tributes to former President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday aged 94, have been pouring in from all sides of the political spectrum. He was a man “of the highest character,” said his [...]

Green Party Urges International Criminal Court To Prosecute Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese -

Members of the Green Party United States traveled to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, November 29, 2018 to deliver a letter calling for a full investigation of Israel for war [...]

WikiLeaks’ Legacy Of Exposing US-UK Complicity

By Mark Curtis, Middle East Eye -

Twelve years ago this month, WikiLeaks began publishing government secrets that the world public might otherwise never have known. What it has revealed about state duplicity, human rights abuses [...]

Big Island Video News (BIVN): Jen Ruggles Holds Community Meeting On War Crimes

By Staff, -

(BIVN)– A community meeting organized by Puna councilwoman Jen Ruggles to explain her ongoing absence from council drew a standing room-only crowd to the Keaʻau Community Center on Monday night. [...]