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Rape as a Weapon of War: Yemeni Woman Threatened Into Denying Rape

Tahamah, Yemen (GPA) – Last week, a Sudanese soldier from the Janjaweed forces (which are part of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen) beat up and raped a Yemeni woman. These Sudanese forces have a well-documented history of using rape as a weapon of war. As the war started in Yemen 2015 with the Saudi-led coalition’s […]

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ICC Launches Probe into US Military: Monster Turns Against Creator

The Hague (SCF) – Everybody knows the story about Frankenstein monster turning against its creator. Such things happen in real life. The respectable Wall Street Journal was used by John Bolton, an American lawyer, and diplomat who has served in several Republican administrations, as a trumpet to sound the alarm. The threat to the United States is posed by the International Criminal Court (ICC). […]

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Russia to Join List of Nations Leaving ICC

(GPA) The Hague – Following the departure of several African nations, Russia has joined the growing list of countries abandoning the Western dominated International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. In a statement on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry (FM) said they were withdrawing their signature from the Rome Statute signed in 2000. The FM […]

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Criminal Investigation Opened Against U.S. War Crimes In Afghanistan

(GPA) Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court are reportedly ready to open a thorough investigation against the U.S. war crimes and human rights abuses committed in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2005. The investigation is expected to begin before the end of this year but will conveniently follow next week’s U.S. presidential election. This will be […]

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CEOs Can Now Be Prosecuted Like War Criminals at the Hague

(TeleSUR) – The court’s new focus on land grabbing and environmental destruction could help put a dent in corporate impunity. The International Criminal Court announced Thursday it will now hold corporate executives and governments legally responsible for environmental crimes. The Hague court made explicit references to widening its approach to include land grabbing, which has allowed private […]

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