News headlines for “International Criminal Court”

  1. When U.S. Officials Show You Who They Are, Believe Them

    - Inter Press Service

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 21 (IPS) - "When someone shows you who they are,” Maya Angelou said, “believe them the first time." That should apply to foreign-policy elites who show you who they are, time after time.

  2. A Move to Out-Maneuver US Veto on Palestine

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 21 (IPS) - The United States — which has continued to use its veto power to block Palestine from UN membership — may be out-maneuvered by a growing new campaign by some UN member states planning to establish full political and diplomatic relations with Palestine outside the confines of the United Nations.

  3. First Person: Philippines ‘cyber cops’ tackle explosion of online child abuse

    - UN News

    Law enforcement officers in the Philippines are being informally supported by the United Nations as they deal with the emotional stress of chasing online child abusers.

  4. Climate Change, Ethnicity and Neglect Fuel Violence in Nigeria

    - Inter Press Service

    KADUNA, Nigeria, Jun 19 (IPS) - Lami Kwasu, a farmer in the village of Kafanchan in Kaduna State, north-central Nigeria, was at home one evening in October 2020 when the sound of sporadic gunshots filled the air.

  5. UN Probe Finds Israel Guilty of 'Extermination,' Torture, and Other War Crimes in Gaza

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Jun 13 (IPS) - A United Nations commission tasked with conducting an in-depth investigation of Israeli military actions in the occupied Palestinian territories has concluded that Israel's government is responsible for multiple war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Gaza Strip, including "extermination," torture, forcible transfer, and the use of starvation as a weapon of warfare.

  6. ICC Prosecutor appeals for evidence of Darfur atrocities

    - UN News

    The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) launched a campaign on Tuesday to address the unfolding crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan, amid the going war between rival military forces that erupted last April.

  7. UN war crimes tribunals move closer to completion

    - UN News

    All of the 253 people indicted by UN tribunals for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide committed decades ago in Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia, have now been accounted for, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.

  8. Lets play!

    - Inter Press Service

    BONN, Germany, Jun 10 (IPS) - For the first time ever, we will commemorate the joy of playing with an International Day of Play on June 11, 2024. On their website, the UN state that this marks a significant milestone in efforts to preserve, promote, and prioritize playing so that all people, especially children, can reap the rewards and thrive to their full potential. But why ist playing so important?

  9. Will European Momentum Help Generate a Move to Recognize Palestine as a Sovereign State?

    - Inter Press Service

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Jun 10 (IPS) - Since the eviction of Palestinians from their homeland pursuant to the controversial Balfour declaration of 1917, the quest for regaining Palestinian statehood has continued as a means towards lasting peace and security within and between Israel and Palestine.

  10. A Nuclear-Armed European Union? A Proposal Under Fire

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 07 (IPS) - The continued veiled threats from Russia, warning of nuclear attacks on Ukraine, have prompted some politicians in Europe to visualize a nuclear-armed European Union (EU).

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