Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic
Vijay Prashad writes on the imperialist actions led by the US and the UK against Venezuela and the emptiness of their commitment to international law
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the decision by the Donald Trump administration to impose sanctions on the International Criminal Court. The ICC is conducting a probe into war crimes by the US in Afghanistan.
US president Donald Trump has opposed investigations into war crimes committed by the US-led forces in Afghanistan since 2003. US secretary of state Mike Pompeo termed the ICC a ‘kangaroo court’
The President of Brazil is considered to be “putting the lives of the population at risk” by ignoring the WHO recommendations regarding COVID-19.
Following the assassination attempt, leaders of the Sudanese revolution called on their supporters to take to streets in a show of unity and cohesion, and to “protect the transitional authority”
Venezuela’s foreign minister Jorge Arreaza termed the US sanctions as an act amounting to crimes against humanity
The latest bout of violence in Darfur, which is believed to have cost 48 lives, has halted peace negotiations. A sustainable peace process seems unlikely till the militias involved in mass killings are dissolved and those in power who supported them are overthrown
While the decision has been welcomed by Palestinians as a step towards justice, Israel has condemned the ICC announcement, calling it ‘anti-Semitic’
If justice is to be sought, it is not at the level of someone like Edward Gallagher alone; it should be his superiors on the political side who need to answer questions about not just this or that war crime, but about the entire war and the crime of it all
The International Criminal Court has granted approval for the prosecutor to proceed with an investigation against the government of Myanmar for the atrocities inflicted on Rohingyas
Jarrar, a prominent lawmaker from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was last arrested in July 2017, and held in administrative detention without charge or trial, before being released this February