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The Biden administration's lifting of Trump's noxious sanctions on the International Criminal Court prosecutor isn't enough. The US government can't credibly advocate for international justice if it seeks an exception for US and Israel war criminals.

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Child soldier turned LRA commander says he was powerless to stop atrocities: A former Ugandan child soldier who became one of the top commanders of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army told judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday that he was…

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Yes, the prospect of an International Criminal Court investigation is undoubtedly making Israeli authorities more defensive, but when the alternative is impunity for war crimes, that's a price to be paid.

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Biden promised to promote human rights in his foreign policy. He took important steps on Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the International Criminal Court, but he could do more to stop arming abusers and to support civic activists under attack by foes AND friends.

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British Prime Minister@BorisJohnson  noted on Friday the #UK 's opposition to the International Criminal Court's (ICC) probe into allegations of war crimes carried out by #Israel  in Gaza, the West Bank and east #Jerusalem . Report by @KeyserZachary 

The Israeli government won't cooperate with the International Criminal Court. It says it investigates its own but prosecutes few. It rejects ICC jurisdiction but Palestine ratified the court's treaty so war crimes in occupied territory can be prosecuted.

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#Israel refuses to work with ICC on war crimes probe, says 'no authority' Israel says formally decides not to cooperate with International Criminal Court (ICC) war crimes investigation into the situation in the occupied #Palestinian  territories

Israel says the International Criminal Court can go take a hike

Israel will not be cooperating with the International Criminal Court investigation into possible war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories, said PM Netanyahu.

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Here's something to give the Myanmar junta nightmares: if it isn't recognized as the country's government, representatives of the ousted government might confer jurisdiction on the International Criminal Court, allowing prosecution of junta atrocities.

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The UN rapporteur for Myanmar said heightened international pressure is needed to stop the junta’s assault. "He proposed a global arms embargo...sanctions on the military’s businesses and a UN Security Council referral to the International Criminal Court."

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Two top Brazilian indigenous leaders have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for "crimes against humanity", accusing him of unprecedented environmental damage, killings and persecution

@SecPompeo  has outraged human rights advocates around the world by sanctioning judges, prosecutors & at the International Criminal Court (ICC) citing policy differences with a court supported by 120 nations including many US allies for prosecuting war criminals and others

This is insane. "The US has imposed sanctions on the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court, in the latest of a series of unilateral and radical foreign policy moves. Sec. State Mike Pompeo did not give any specific reasons for the move..."

Washington would not allow Americans to be threatened by ‘a kangaroo court,’ said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after President Trump authorized sanctions against an International Criminal Court investigation into whether U.S. forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan

Happening today: President@realDonaldTrump  is signing an executive order to "authorize economic sanctions on employees of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for pursuing investigations into U.S. military and intelligence personnel at Russia’s behest."

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

The Trump administration today said it would ban International Criminal Court personnel from entering the country if they attempt to investigate the US for its human rights abuses. Our full statement:

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