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Seeking justice for the ongoing grave human rights abuses in Syria has proven largely elusive. Now the shield of impunity is beginning to crack.
 Several countries, including Sweden, Germany, and France are in the process of investigating some…
Syrian Man Carries Children After Barrel Bomb Attack
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What’s the basis for European courts to try atrocities committed in Syria and Iraq? What is universal jurisdiction? Does universal jurisdiction mean that every country can investigate any grave international crime committed in Syria and Iraq? What…
Syrian Man Carries Children After Barrel Bomb Attack
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Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP
 Foreign Secretary
 Foreign and Commonwealth Office
 King Charles Street
 City of Westminster
 London
 SW1A 2AH
 
 Email: fcocorrespondence@fco.gov.uk
 
 For the urgent attention of: Rt…
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(New York) – As the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza entered its 50th year, Human Rights Watch called today on the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor to open a formal investigation into serious international crimes committed in…
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki waves as he arrives holding documents he will submit to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, June 25, 2015.
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November 4, 2015
 
 Dear Prosecutor,
 
 We write with regard to your preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine to share materials we believe may be relevant to your ongoing analysis as you consider whether or not to pursue a…
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July 17, International Justice Day, is a reminder both of how difficult it is to bring the people responsible for the world’s worst crimes to justice and of how crucially important it is not to give up.
 
 Over the past two decades, trials for…
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On April 1 Palestine joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), which now has jurisdiction over international crimes committed on or from Palestinian territory since June 2014. On the same day, though hardly reported, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF)…
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(Brussels) – Palestine’s decision to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the face of strong opposition – including from the United States, Israel, and Canada – deserves international support. The ICC treaty officially went into effect for…
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(New York) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor’s decision on January 16, 2015, to open a preliminary examination into the situation in Palestine is a potential first step toward reducing the impunity in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…