ICC prosecutor plans to exclude US from Afghan war crimes probe and other stories

Today we look at the possible exclusion of the U.S. from an ICC war crimes probe in Afghanistan, an appeal to the EU by rights groups to address rights violations in Saudi Arabia, and more

September 28, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the surprising move by the International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan to exclude US troops in Afghan war crimes probe; the call from International human rights organization Amnesty International urging the European Union (EU) to call out Saudi Arabia for its dismal human rights record and sustained repression of civil liberties; the latest in the dialogue process between the Venezuelan government and opposition; and protests in Tunisia against president Kais Saied’s moves to appropriate more power.