News headlines for “International Criminal Court”

  1. Of the Mexican Joke and the Nuclear Top Guns

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Sep 26 (IPS) - A Mexican joke goes: “I kill people for money. But you are my best friend, so I will kill you for nothing.”

  2. Central African Republic: Said trial opens at International Criminal Court

    - UN News

    The trial of a paramilitary commander accused of carrying out or ordering crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR) began on Monday in The Hague.

  3. War crimes have been committed in Ukraine conflict, top UN human rights inquiry reveals

    - UN News

    Almost seven months to the day since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, UN-appointed independent human rights investigators said that war crimes have indeed been committed in the conflict.

  4. Cambodia: UN-backed tribunal ends with conviction upheld for last living Khmer Rouge leader

    - UN News

    The final Khmer Rouge leader to be prosecuted under a UN-backed special tribunal in Cambodia, has had his 2018 conviction upheld for genocide and crimes against humanity, committed during the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge during the late 1970s, during which nearly a quarter of the country’s population was killed.

  5. Towards a More Secure Future Through Effective Multilateralism

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sep 21 (IPS) - As world leaders gather in New York for the opening of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly this week, the security horizon is undoubtedly dark.

  6. Myanmar: Guterres strongly condemns army attacks which left 11 children dead

    - UN News

    The UN chief on Tuesday strongly condemned attacks by Government troops in Myanmar on a northern rebel stronghold which targeted a school, leaving at least 13 dead, including 11 children.

  7. Burundi must engage in ‘credible and inclusive’ move towards democratic rule

    - UN News

    Burundi must engage more effectively in the rule of law and fight against impunity for violations and abuses committed since 2015, when the political system was thrown into turmoil sparking widespread protests, a UN-appointed independent human rights expert said on Friday.

  8. Killings, Abductions Fuel Fear of Taliban Return in North-West Pakistan

    - Inter Press Service

    PESHAWAR, Sep 14 (IPS) - The killing of eight people by the outlawed Tehreek Taliban Pakistan on September 13 has given credence to the fear of a new wave of terrorism in the Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

  9. USA and Russia: Pursuit of Global Hegemony

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sep 14 (IPS) - Can a pitiless, offensive war waged against a sovereign state be justified? In my opinion the answer is an unequivocal “No!”. Ukraine has the right to defend itself against Russia’s reckless and extremely destructive invasion and EU’s support to a neighbouring country attacked by a superior enemy is definitely correct. However, several Latin American intellectuals and leaders are willing to accept Putin’s narrative, instead of Zelensky’s, namely that the war in Ukraine is actually a war between Russia and USA, which by stalling Russia’s and China’s ambitions intends to maintain its supremacy as a superpower, while using Ukraine as a pawn in its power game.

  10. Africa Struggles with Neo-Colonialism

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 13 (IPS) - After a quarter century of economic stagnation, African economic recovery early in the 21st century was under great pressure even before the pandemic, due to new trade arrangements, falling commodity prices and severe environmental stress.

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