Silence from the global community on a “direct assault” on the international criminal justice system by “ill-wishers” is not tactical and sends the wrong signal, the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor has warned.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
A Filipino lawyer has presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he says contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in extra-judicial killings of suspected drug dealers and other crime suspects.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
If you were to believe the body politic, Irish Water is the most evil thing since Hitler and the SS. All the parties, especially Fianna Fáil, which introduced water charges in 2010, have sold out their principles for populism, writes Special Correspondent
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
A leading international watchdog said that the Israeli military may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last summer’s Gaza war when it carried out four days of intense bombardment in retaliation for an attack by Hamas militants in which an Israeli soldier was captured.
Thu, 30 Jul, 2015
With many Africans denouncing the International Criminal Court as ‘white man’s justice’, the trial of Chad’s former dictator in Senegal on charges of crimes against humanity offers the continent a chance to show it can hold its leaders to account.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
A South African judge yesterday ordered authorities to prevent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is in South Africa for an African Union summit, from leaving the country because of an international order for his arrest, human rights activists said.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
The father of one of four Palestinian children killed on a Gaza beach during last summer’s Hamas-Israel war said he is outraged by the announcement from the Israeli military that it is closing its internal inquiry into the incident without any indictments.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
In 2014 the European Union and its member state Governments including Ireland decided to halt the Italian led rescue operation in the Mediterranean called Mare Nostrum, which had successfully rescued about 140,000 refugees fleeing poverty, famine, conflicts and human rights abuses in the Middle East and Africa.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
The head of a UN Commission of Inquiry said more efforts were needed, including the use of balloons and computer hacking, to tell the North Korean people about its damning report on human rights conditions in their country run by Kim Jong-Un.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
When Charles Hayes wonders if Israel’s objection to Palestine’s membership of the International Criminal Court is a fear that Benjamin Netanyahu “and his government officials might find themselves in the dock”, (Letters, January 14), it echoes a polemic of Robert Fisk.
Thu, 15 Jan, 2015
Your editorial (Irish Examiner, January 5) castigates Israel’s action in delaying the monthly transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority, on whose behalf it collects them, as a “bid to make life even more miserable for the people of Palestine”.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015