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UN warns of mass displacement and food insecurity in Myanmar and other stories

Today we look at forced displacements under the military coup in Myanmar, a complaint against Chile’s President Piñera in the ICC, and more

Palestine reiterates commitment to cooperate with ICC war crimes probe

On Sunday, Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki had his travel permit revoked by Israel after he met officials of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC had recently announced a probe into war crimes in Palestine

International Criminal Court announces investigation into war crimes in Palestine

The announcement comes a month after the ICC ruling which declared that it had jurisdiction to conduct an investigation into suspected war crimes in Palestine

EU imposes further sanctions on Venezuela as Maduro visits UN Human Rights Council

Caracas has also denounced violations of the Vienna Convention after its embassy in Peru was attacked.

Myanmar coup protests Protests against military coup intensify in Myanmar

The military headed by Min Aung Hlaing has declared in a television announcement that there will be “strict action against the offenders who disturb or destroy the state stability and rule of law”

Duterte’s war on drugs comes under scrutiny by ICC

The prosecutor’s office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found “reasonable basis to believe” that crimes against humanity have been committed by Rodrigo Duterte’s government in the Philippines

ICC’s report on the Philippines alleges crimes against humanity committed by Duterte regime

The ICC prosecutor’s report found “reasonable basis to believe” that the Philippines government committed crimes against humanity during its war on drugs

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.

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