Lawyers urge ICC to probe Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen & other stories

Today we look at the latest efforts to prosecute war crimes committed in Yemen at the ICC, the withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan & more

August 31, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up, we take a look at an appeal filed by lawyers on behalf of Yemeni citizens to urge the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged war crimes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; the motion of no confidence tabled against Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha amid the increasing crackdown on protests; the situation in Afghanistan after the official withdrawal of all US troops; and the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the efficacy of existing vaccines.