The ICC’s double standard in the treatment of Ukraine and Palestine is largely due to political coercion by the U.S., which isn’t even a party to the court’s Rome Statute, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Tag: Fatou Bensouda
ICC Criticized for Neglecting Probe of Israeli War Crimes
Rights groups are criticizing inaction by the ICC prosecutor in a year when more than 200 Palestinians, including many children, were killed in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Outrage Over ICC Decision to Drop US From Probe of War Crimes in Afghanistan
The decision by the ICC’s chief prosecutor to exclude alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan has drawn the ire of some human rights groups.
Lawmaker Rips US Opposition to ICC Probe of Israel
Rashida Tlaib said the international court has a duty to investigate and deliver justice to victims of human rights violations and war crimes in Palestine.
The ICC’s Indefensible Decision on Alleged UK War Crimes in Iraq
The International Criminal Court’s detailed report on alleged UK war crimes in Iraq is shocking, but what is truly shocking is the appalling picture that clearly emerges of the attitudes of the ICC towards a Western power, writes Craig Murray.
Trump Is Trying to Hide US & Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the International Criminal Court
Marjorie Cohn reports on a war-crimes complaint filed with the ICC against the U.S. president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump adviser Jared Kushner
Team Trump Failed to Bully ICC Into Dropping War Crimes Probe
Now that U.S. officials will be investigated for war crimes, the international court can expect escalating threats and retaliation by the White House, says Marjorie Cohn.
ICC Should Not Delay Investigating Israeli War Crimes
Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has established an unnecessary condition that slows down the process, writes Marjorie Cohn.
As Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key Question
Marjorie Cohn says Democratic contenders should commit to immediate troop withdrawal and to cooperate with international investigations of U.S. war crimes.