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Shireen Abu Akleh Shireen Abu Akleh was deliberately killed by an Israeli sniper, claims fresh investigation report   

Forensic Architecture and Al-Haq issued their findings after findings after a new investigation. Abu Akleh’s family has moved the ICC seeking Israeli accountability for her killing

Philippines war on drugs Marcos administration opposes resuming ICC probe in ‘war on drugs’ killings

The Philippines government’s statements were prompted by the ICC prosecutor’s attempts to revive the investigation into the thousands of killings that took place under the Rodrigo Duterte administration

Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing Israel justifies Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing, refuses to act against responsible personnel

Akleh’s family members and human rights groups called the report of the Israeli “investigation” an attempt to whitewash a war crime. They reiterated their demand for an independent enquiry and full accountability in her killing

Why is Israel targeting Palestinian human rights groups?

Over the past week, Israel has continued and intensified attacks against Palestinian human rights organizations. Who are these organizations and why are they being targeted?

Israel targets Palestinian organizations Israeli forces raid offices of Palestinian civil society organizations 

On the morning of August 18, occupation forces raided the offices of seven leading Palestinian civil society groups, six of which had been declared “terrorist organizations” and banned by the Israeli government in 2021

Israeli attacks on Palestinian journalists Media and legal groups file complaint at ICC over Israeli violence against journalists

The groups mentioned in detail the cases of Ahmed Abu Hussein, Yaser Murtaja, Muath Amarneh and Nedal Eshtayeh, journalists who were shot dead or seriously injured by Israeli army snipers while they were covering popular protests in the blockaded Gaza strip

Yet again, Israel refuses to cooperate with inquiry on human rights violations

The UNHCR constituted a commission of inquiry to investigate instances of human rights violations committed in Israel and occupied Palestine

Israeli apartheid against Palestinians Israel’s oppression of Palestinians constitutes apartheid, says Amnesty International

The report claims that Israel is not only implementing apartheid policies against Palestinians in the occupied territories, but many of its other laws and policies targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinian refugees and expatriates are also ultimately aimed at maintaining Jewish supremacy

External pressure intensifies uncertainty over elections in Libya days before scheduled vote

The Libyan election commission has failed to produce the final list of candidates for the presidential election on December 24.

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