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Australia seeks access to ICC lawyer held in Libya

The Australian authorities say they are seeking consular access to an Australian lawyer held in Libya after trying to meet Saif al-Islam, son of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi. Defence lawyer Melinda Taylor is one of four members of the … Continue reading

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Latest on Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

(Reuters) – Libya said on Monday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would face trial at home, threatening a showdown with the International Criminal Court which may decide to prosecute the son of Libya’s former dictator in The Hague. Minister of Justice … Continue reading

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Will the ICC Act? Indictment against NATO

http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/16-11-2011/119646-indictment_second-0/ 16.11.2011 Nada Pejnovic and Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey Is the International Criminal Court at The Hague a real court which respects and uphold international law, or is it an insult to the precept that international law is applied fairly and is … Continue reading

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U.S. Congressman Wants Libya Rebels Investigated on “Crimes Against Humanity.”

Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., reacting to reports in The Wall Street Journal has called for an investigation by the International Criminal Court into the reported killings of Black Libyans in the city of Tawergha. Rep. Jackson (D-IL-2) also tells The … Continue reading

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Where is the so called International Criminal Court?

Patrick Cockburn Speaking in quick nervous sentences, Mr Bahr tries to convince a suspicious local militia leader in charge of the police station in the Faraj district of Tripoli, that he is a building worker who has been arrested simply … Continue reading

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Kucinich: NATO Commanders Should Be Prosecuted By International Criminal Court

Kucinich questioned the U.S.’ role in the intervention altogether, asking if the CIA had a hand in “fomenting a civil war. He also argued that the Obama administration and NATO had violated the March U.N. Security Council resolution that called … Continue reading

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African Union calls on members to disregard ICC Gaddafi warrant

‘The decision passed by the 53-member African Union late yesterday states that the warrant against Gaddafi “seriously complicates” efforts by the organization to find a solution to the Libyan crisis.’ http://english.libya.tv/2011/07/02/au-members-agree-to-disregard-icc-gaddafi-warrant/ *Important to note that whilst The United States threaten … Continue reading

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Why the world’s most powerful prosecutor should resign: Part 1

Joshua Rozenberg, a British legal expert discusses in a series of four articles, dating back to 2008, why the head prosecuter of the ICC should resign due to serious misconduct and incompetance. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/lawreports/joshuarozenberg/2236288/Why-the-worlds-most-powerful-prosecutor-should-resign-Part-1.html

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Amnesty International question human rights abuse claims

Human rights organisations have cast doubt on claims of mass rape and other abuses perpetrated by forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, which have been widely used to justify Nato’s war in Libya. Nato leaders, opposition groups and the media … Continue reading

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International Criminal Court issue arrest warrant for Gaddafi

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, accusing him of crimes against humanity. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13927208

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