International Criminal Court
Open letter to state parties of Arms Trade Treaty calls for arms embargo on Israel

The signatories, which include rights organizations and members of civil society, called on the signatories of the Arms Trade Treaty to end the supply of conventional arms, munitions, parts and components to Israel

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

Filipino forces kill Indigenous people as state violence continues and other stories

Today we look at the massacres of Indigenous people by armed forces in the Philippines, violence against civilians by Myanmar’s junta forces, and more

Foreign fighters and mercenaries in Libya will face prosecution for war crimes, warns ICC

The ICC has reiterated calls by the United Nations last week urging Libyan armed factions and foreign fighters to free people that are being illegally detained in the country’s official and unofficial detention centers

UN envoy demands independent investigation into Palestinian teenager’s death 

UN special envoy to the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov called for an investigation into the death of 18-year-old Amer Abdul-Rahim Snobar who was reportedly beaten heavily by Israeli soldiers, leading to his death

War crimes are being committed in Yemen, says report

A group of eminent experts has demanded that the UN security council refer the situation in Yemen to the International Criminal Court and expand the list of persons sanctioned

International Criminal Court condemns US sanctions on its officials

The US secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced sanctions against ICC officials over its investigation into allegations of war crimes against the US troops in Afghanistan

Bangladesh deports Rohingyas Bangladesh to deport nearly 400 Rohingya refugees who were rescued from sea

Over two dozen of the refugees, who were trying to reach Malaysia in a bid to escape the conditions in camps in Bangladesh, died at sea. The other 396 will be deported to Myanmar

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