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.
Last March, Cameron Bancroft of the Australian men’s cricket team — with the prior knowledge of his captain, Steve Smith, and vice-captain, David Warner — was seen on TV cameras tampering with the ball during his country’s third test against South Africa in Cape Town, writes
Graham Ford and his Ireland squad had long left these shores for warmer climes by the time the current chill descended, but the cold and wet of an already bleak Irish winter had long since reached his bones over the opening weeks of the New Year.
In all those years of success following that incredible 2007 World Cup win over Pakistan, there was a sense that the Irish sporting public couldn’t quite get their head around the fact they had a cricket team that was taking on and beating the best teams in the world.
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.
When Ireland begin their ICC World T20 campaign against Oman on March 9, there may be just a handful of “Blarney Army” supporters in the 23,000-capacity cricket stadium in the Indian city of Dharamsala.
I respond to John Fitzgerald’s letter from 6 August regarding his flawed attempt to compare the deliberately illegal and intentional killing of endangered big game in Africa to highly regulated, transparent, and observable hare coursing in rural Ireland.
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.