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International Criminal Court Investigates Human Rights Abuses By British Forces in Iraq | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views
World  (tags: Iraq, UK, US ally, International Criminal Court, war crimes, Iraq invasion, Chilcot report )

Barbara
- 14 days ago - commondreams.org
An element conspicuously missing from the report, however, are allegations of systemic abuse by British soldiers - accusations that are currently being considered by a domestic investigative body as well as the International Criminal Court.
Terror Torture and US Wars of Vengeance Diminish Our Humanity
World  (tags: torture, Republican candidates, war on terror, war crimes, torture )

Dandelion
- 60 days ago - truth-out.org
No one has been held accountable for the crimes committed in the so called war on terror. One result is what we have seen is Republican candidates for president are competing to see who can promise to commit the most crimes.
Stop Arming War Criminals
World  (tags: weapons, arms, military, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, refugees, war crimes, petitions )

Freya
- 267 days ago - forcechange.com
Weapons provided by the United States to Saudi Arabia-led coalitions have been used to commit war crimes in Yemen, according to Amnesty International. The U.S. backed Saudi forces have declared cities filled with tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians...
New Evidence From 1967 War Reveals Israeli Atrocities
World  (tags: 1967 War, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Nakba, Amos Oz, USS Liberty, Ilan Pappe, Egypt, Conversations With Soldiers, war crimes, occupation and colonization of Palestine, media, middle-east, news, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Refugees&Relief, israel )

Jess
- 376 days ago - electronicintifada.net
In the wake of the June 1967 war, the Israeli author Amos Oz, then a reserve soldier in the Israeli army, together with a friend collated interviews with Israeli soldiers
One Year Later, Gaza Rebuilding Blocked
World  (tags: #GazaUnderAttack, United Nations, UN Human Rights Council, Gaza siege, war crimes, Erez checkpoint, UN OCHA, PCHR, Gisha, Gaza, Oxfam, Rafah, shelter cluster, reconstruction, usa, news, media )

Jess
- 382 days ago - electronicintifada.net
One year ago yesterday, Israel began an assault on the Gaza Strip which would last 51 days.
War Crimes? Us???
World  (tags: UN, USA, Israel, War Crimes, ICC, Gush Shalom )

Eleonora
- 394 days ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
This being so, the concept of "war crimes" is dubious. The biggest crime is starting the war in the first place. This is not the business of soldiers, but of political leaders. Yet they are rarely indicted.
European Parliament Do Not Hide Syrias War Crimes - Petition
World  (tags: Assad, The Guardian, Syria, torture, war crimes, European Parliament )

Dandelion
- 394 days ago - act.thesyriacampaign.org
The Guardian has obtained evidence that a handful of bureaucrats have banned important evidence of war crimes in Syria from going on official display at the European Parliament. A vetting committee has deemed these pictures disturbing and offensive.
Amnesty: Hamas Rocket Attacks Amounted to War Crimes
World  (tags: Hamas, war crimes, rocket attacks, Amnesty International )

Hilary
- 481 days ago - bbc.com
Rocket and mortar attacks by Palestinian militant groups during last summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says. Militants displayed a "flagrant disregard" for the lives of civilians during the 50-day war, a report found.
Israel Contorts Law to "Excuse" Attacks on Gaza's Civilians
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, war, violence, war crimes, death, ethics, government, crime, corruption, international law, UN, Israeli Policy, humans )

Carrie
- 534 days ago - electronicintifada.net
A new report by the Israeli human rights group B'Tselem examines how Israel came to permit the widespread targeting of homes last summer. The report concludes that Israel violated international law but suggests it may not have violated its own policies.
Netanyahu Attacks ICC Prosecutor's Decision to Investigate Possible War Crimes
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, war crimes, ICC, Human Rights, politics, government, ethics, death, crime, corruption, society, middle-east, news, violence )

Carrie
- 553 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday lashed out at a decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to begin an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories.
Israel Mulls War Crimes Lawsuits Against Top Palestinians: Source
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, U.S., ICC, war crimes, violence, government, ethics, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 569 days ago - ibtimes.com
Israel is looking at ways to prosecute senior Palestinians for war crimes in the United States and elsewhere in response to Palestinian steps to join the International Criminal Court, an Israeli official said on Saturday.
Mahmoud Abbas Calls on UN to Back Deadline for Israeli Withdrawal
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, US, Abbas, UNGA, GAZA, OT, war crimes, peace plan, Obama, Netanyahu )

Angelika
- 666 days ago - theguardian.com
"It is impossible, and I repeat- it is impossible- to return to the whirlwind cycle of negotiations that failed to deal with the substance of the matter and the fundamental question.
Eye Witness to the Horror - Dr Mustafa Barghouti
World  (tags: USA, UN, EU, Israel, Middle-East, War Crimes, Crimes agains Humanity )

Eleonora
- 675 days ago - palestinecampaign.org
Dr Mustafa Barghouti shared with hundreds of Palestinian human rights supporters - gathered to lobby their MPs - his eye-witness account about the situation in Gaza.
Haniyeh Urges Abbas to Go to the ICC to Prosecute Israel
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Abbas, Haniyeh, Human Rights, war crimes, ICC, violence, war, world, society, politics, government, death, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 680 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Deputy Head of the Hamas Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, called on the Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, on Thursday evening, to sign the Rome Statute and join the ICC in order to prosecute "the Israeli war criminals".
Will Middle East Governments Ever Face International Justice?
World  (tags: ICC, Middle East, war crimes, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Human Rights, justice, ethics, government, politics, news, violence, world )

Carrie
- 696 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As with any other international body, the ICC and its authority depend on the cooperation of its members. And so far, the track record of the major powers at the ICC suggests that their commitment to seeing perpetrators prosecuted has been lacking.
 

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