Justice for the Al Jazeera journalist — so far delayed — would serve press freedom in the occupied territories, where at least 20 journalists have been killed by Israeli forces in the last two decades.
Tag: International Criminal Court
In Praise of ‘Whataboutism’
The word “whataboutism” is used to silence and insult opponents of U.S. imperialism. It should be embraced to reveal what is too often kept hidden, writes Margaret Kimberley.
Israel’s ‘Terrorist’ Smear of Palestinian Rights Groups
A secret dossier prepared by Shin Bet failed to link the six organizations directly or indirectly to any violent activity, writes Marjorie Cohn.
The Bell Tolls for Israel
The danger inherent in a Zionist state ideology was recognized even before the Balfour Declaration was announced in 1917, writes Lawrence Davidson.
30 Years On: The Middle East Peace-Process Ruse
The limitation of Palestinian autonomy was embedded in U.S.-brokered negotiations from the start, writes Inès Abdel Razek. That cycle must be broken.
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.
Biden Threatens More Illegal War in Afghanistan
The bombing of Afghanistan was not legitimate self-defense under the UN Charter because Afghanistan did not attack the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Trump Sanctions Top ICC Officials Probing US War Crimes in Afghanistan
The White House opposes the Hague-based court’s investigation of not only Afghanistan but also alleged crimes committed by Israeli officials against Palestinians.
Israel’s List of Officials Who Might Be Arrested if They Travel Abroad
Israel’s failure to initiate genuine proceedings against people charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity in Palestine opens it up to ICC intervention, write Dana Farraj and Asem Khalil.
As Norway Bid for Security Council Seat, It Was Accused of Hypocrisy By Nuremberg Prosecutor
UPDATED: Though it has a reputation of upholding international law, Norway has refused to ratify an amendment that adds the crime of aggression to the International Criminal Court.