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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

ICC’s chief prosecutor proposes to exclude US troops from ambit of Afghan war crimes probe

The decision by ICC chief prosecutor Karim Khan to exclude US forces from the investigation has invited widespread criticism, with some calling it an attempt at selective justice

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

Israeli attacks injure scores of Palestinians demanding the end of blockade in Gaza

Wednesday’s demonstrations were organized following the Israeli attack on a similar protest on Saturday, which killed one Palestinian and injured several others, including a 13-year-old 

Israel carries out airstrikes on Gaza violating ceasefire agreement again

Israel has increased its assaults on Gaza recently. On August 21, Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians at the Israel-Gaza border injuring at least 41

Israel violates ceasefire agreement yet again, bombs Gaza

Monday’s Israeli bombing on the occupied Palestinian territory was the second in less than a week and a clear violation of the ceasefire agreement in May, which ended the 11-day Israeli offensive on Gaza

Benjamin Netanyahu is out for now but how long will Bennett rule?

Ending weeks of speculation and uncertainty about the possibility of a transition, the Naftali Bennett-led government received Knesset’s support by the narrowest of margins of 60-59

Foreign fighters and mercenaries in Libya will face prosecution for war crimes, warns ICC

The ICC has reiterated calls by the United Nations last week urging Libyan armed factions and foreign fighters to free people that are being illegally detained in the country’s official and unofficial detention centers

ICC investigation Palestine Academics urge ICC to not rely on Israeli investigations while probing war crimes in Palestine

The letter asks the ICC to work with Israeli and Palestinian human rights groups to gather evidence and documentation for its war crimes investigation in Palestine

The fight against evictions in Palestine’s Sheikh Jarrah

At least six Palestinian families out of 28 in Sheikh Jarrah were asked to vacate their homes after some Jewish organizations filed a case claiming that the land belongs to Jews.

Palestinians evicted, East Jerusalem Palestinians protest forceful eviction of families from Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem

An Israeli court ordered at least 13 out of a total of 28 Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah locality to vacate the houses they have been inhabiting for generations to pave the way for the construction of an illegal Jewish settlement

ICC announces investigation into Israel’s war crimes in Palestine and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the ICC’s decision to launch an investigation into Israeli war crimes in Palestine, the ongoing brutal crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by the US House of Representatives, and the anti-government protests in Chile

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