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Why a growing force in Brazil is charging that President Jair Bolsonaro has committed crimes against humanity

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

The US and UK are a wrecking ball crew against the pillars of internationalism

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

International Criminal Court vs US exceptionalism

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 sanctions ICC US sanctions International Criminal Court over war crimes investigations 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’

Brazil coronavirus Bolsonaro denounced for crimes against humanity before the International Criminal 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.

Sudanese PM escapes assassination attempt

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 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

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

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