Crimes against humanity
Jair Bolsonaro faces 9 charges in senate inquiry report on COVID-19 and other stories

Today we look at Brazil’s senate inquiry report on the state’s pandemic response, growing threats of climate-induced distress migration, and more

ICC on Yemen war crimes ICC asked to investigate Saudi-led coalition’s war crimes in Yemen

While leading coalition members Saudi Arabia and UAE are not signatories to the Rome Statute of the ICC, others which have participated in numerous human rights violations and crimes against humanity, fall under the ICC’s jurisdiction, opening up the possibility of investigation and prosecution

“The Colombian State is responsible for serious human rights violations”

The International Mission that visited Colombia during the National Strike, concluded that the State should be investigated for various crimes and systematic violation of human rights.

Crimes against humanity were committed by Ecuadorian state in Oct. 2019, suggests report

A Special Commission for Truth and Justice was appointed to investigate the alleged human rights violations committed by the Ecuadorian state against protesters in October 2019. Juan Carlos Solines, a member of the commission, talks about its conclusions

Venezuela filed complaint in International Criminal Court against US sanctions Venezuela files complaint in International Criminal Court against US sanctions

Venezuela’s foreign minister Jorge Arreaza termed the US sanctions as an act amounting to crimes against humanity

Gaza under attack Gaza truce under fire as Israel launches renewed aggression

The ceasefire was agreed upon after two days of the Israeli offensive killed 34 Palestinians, including eight children and three women.

Israeli demolition of Palestine Village Israel begins mass demolition of Palestinian village near the apartheid wall

International and Palestinian organizations have condemned the demolitions as illegal under international law amounting to crimes against humanity

16-year-old Palestinian child latest victim of Israeli occupation forces

Abdullah Louai was trying to cross a restricted area so as to go to the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.There has been a steep rise in the targeting of Palestinian children by Israel since 2017

Soldiers who massacred Rohingyas freed from prison

The gross human rights violations committed by the Myanmar military on the pretext of national security and counter-insurgency operations has forced over 730,000 Rohingyas to flee the country.

Gaza Great Return March April 19: Hundreds injured in the Israeli violence on Great Return March protesters in Gaza

The protesters are demanding the right to return to their homeland from which they were expelled by Israeli militias in 1948.

Palestinian teen hero Ahed Tamimi’s brother along with 21 others arrested in raids by Israeli occupation forces

Total number of Palestinians currently imprisoned by Israel is 5,700, including 48 women and 250 children, says report by Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority’s Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs.

Myanmar militia Myanmar accused of war crimes as airstrike kills civilians in Rakhine region

The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.

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