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Peace in Darfur seems unlikely until dissolution of militias complicit in genocide

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

ICC investigation -Israeli war crimes International Criminal Court to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine

While the decision has been welcomed by Palestinians as a step towards justice, Israel has condemned the ICC announcement, calling it ‘anti-Semitic’

Trump How to commit war crimes – and get away with it

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

ICC opens investigation against Myanmar over crimes against Rohingyas

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

Khalida Jarrar Israel arrests Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar, just months after her release

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

MV Mavi Marmara ICC to judge on prosecutor’s appeal against investigation of Gaza flotilla incident

The appeal was filed against Comoros, which was granted another application to reopen the case of attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla by Israel, in 2010

“Even today, we are hostages of states that do not recognize our Mapuche nationality”

Mapuche Nation condemned the states of Argentina and Chile before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the genocide of the Indigenous people of the community

Filipino activists call for an international day of outrage against massacre of farmers

Protests will be held globally against the killing of 14 farmers in the island of Negros and the larger impunity of the Duterte government

Undeterred by crackdown, Sudanese people take to the streets again

The latest round of the protests on March 28 saw protesters being attacked by security forces who charged at them with batons and electric wires, and fired tear gas at them. These protests came ahead of a major round of demonstrations on April 6

‘The Sudanese uprising will continue till the regime is dismantled’

In an interview with Peoples Dispatch, Dr. Fathi Elfad, secretary of information bureau of the Sudanese Community Party, says that the uprising in the country will not be satisfied with the mere resignation of president Omar al-Bashir and seeks to end the entire regime

Duterte’s exit from ICC a bid to escape probe on drug war?

The International Criminal Court had initiated an investigation into Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ which has led to thousands of deaths, mainly at the hands of vigilantes

Omar al-Bashir desperately hangs on to power as Sudanese uprising spreads

Braving bullets, teargas and arrests, protesters stay put on the streets for the seventh day, vowing to overthrow the convicted war-criminal who has ruled Sudan for 30 years

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