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  • War Crimes

    War Crimes

    It also called on the ICC to include the recent Gaza assault in its ongoing investigation into possible war crimes by Israel and Palestinian armed groups. Israel does not recognise the court’s jurisdiction.

    July 30, 2021
  • International Criminal Court investigating war crimes by Taliban

    International Criminal Court investigating war crimes by Taliban

    Taliban commanders who knew or should have known about abuses by forces under their control and took no action to prevent or stop them are culpable as a matter of command responsibility.

    July 25, 2021
  • Philippines rejects ICC’s call for probe into anti-drug campaign

    Philippines rejects ICC’s call for probe into anti-drug campaign

    The Philippines officially informed the UN in March 2018 about its decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the ICC after the body launched a probe into the alleged extrajudicial killings related to Duterte's anti-drug campaign.

    June 15, 2021
  • Spilling the beans

    Spilling the beans

    The extent to which the in house spilling of the beans will tarnish the standing of the omnipotent military and a generally tightlipped Suu Kyi can only be speculated upon.

    September 10, 2020
  • Crippled ICC

    Crippled ICC

    The US signed the Rome Statute, which created the entity, but never ratified it precisely because of the prospect of US citizens being charged.

    June 23, 2020
  • Chutzpah against ICC

    Chutzpah against ICC

    It is hard not to wonder if the US President is playing directly into the hands of authoritarian regimes by intimidating judges and prosecutors committed to holding countries accountable for war crimes.

    June 13, 2020
  • America under the scanner

    America under the scanner

    The ICC Appeals Chamber’s decision to permit an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan could trigger fresh tensions between the United States and the Court, say Joyeeta Banerjee & Rajdeep Banerjee.

    April 25, 2020
  • Myanmar in Court

    Myanmar in Court

    The pre-trial chamber did not assess whether other associated war crimes may have been committed, but said they could nonetheless form part of the prosecutor’s future investigation.

    November 16, 2019
  • International Justice Day: Corruption v/s Development through the lens of SDG 16

    International Justice Day: Corruption v/s Development through the lens of SDG 16

    The problem of corruption cannot be tackled or resolved without the promotion of the rule of law and without ensuring equal access to justice for everyone.

    July 11, 2019
  • 20 years of the Rome Statute

    20 years of the Rome Statute

    While it has faced several challenges, especially from the United States, the International Criminal Court has achieved significant successes, write Joyeeta Banerjee & Rajdeep Banerjee.

    October 4, 2018
  • Top Philippine court asked to halt Duterte’s ICC withdrawal

    Top Philippine court asked to halt Duterte’s ICC withdrawal

    Rights advocates urged the Philippines' top court today to halt President Rodrigo Duterte's push to quit the International Criminal Court.

    August 28, 2018
  • Philippines President unfazed by ICC move

    Philippines President unfazed by ICC move

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that he is not threatened by the complaints lodged against him before the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying that he is willing to be indicted and convicted if it means protecting the interest of the Filipino people. “Do not worry about me. I can face the ICC. If …

    February 14, 2018
  • Palestinian civilians urge ICC to speed up ”war crimes” probe

    Palestinian civilians urge ICC to speed up ”war crimes” probe

    Palestinian lawyers and civil society groups urged the International Criminal Court to speed up inquiries and open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in Gaza, east Jerusalem and the West Bank. "Since two years Palestine is under preliminary examination," said lawyer Gilles Devers, adding "in Gaza, we think two years is too long."  The …

    July 20, 2017