What happens when survivors of atrocities are granted a large sum of reparations but the court which ordered the reparations has disappeared and the person responsible for paying the reparations has died?. This is the question victims of the regime of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré are facing. Habré, who...
BERLIN and KOBLENZ, Germany — Hassan Mahmoud believed his testimony about the death of his youngest brother in a Damascus prison would help bring to justice a onetime senior member of Syria's secret police. But even though the trial is thousands of miles from Syria, in Germany, he knew his testimony carried risks.
London [UK], September 28 (ANI): A large number of people from the Baloch and Sindhi community held a protest in London against Pakistan for its genocidal activities in Balochistan and Sindh. The protest held on September 26 was led by the Sindhi Baloch Forum (SBF). They also presented a petition...
(Worthy News) – The Sudanese government has seized all assets belonging to the Hamas movement that currently sit in Sudanese land including hotels, real estate, company shares, farmland, and a television station – a value of $1.2 billion dollars, according to several media reports. Hamas, which is classified as a...
Théoneste Bagosora, a former Rwandan army colonel, was convicted by a special United Nations-convened International Criminal Tribunal of being the mastermind behind the 100-day-long 1994 genocide of at least 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and even members of his own Hutu ethnic group who mixed with their minority Tutsi neighbors. He was...
Declaration issued after global summit of health experts in Rome. More than 4,000 scientists and physicians from around the world have signed a declaration condemning public policy makers of “crimes against humanity” for restricting life-saving treatments and quashing debate and scientific inquiry. The “Physicians Declaration” was issued in Rome earlier...
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Monday he was seeking approval to resume his investigation of war crimes in Afghanistan. Karim A.A. Khan had originally been authorized by the ICC to investigate “alleged atrocity crimes” in March. However, the government of Afghanistan at that time had asked his office to defer the investigation to them.
Symposium on the Current Crisis in Myanmar: Post-coup Violations Should be Investigated as Crimes against Humanity
[Valerie Gabard is a Co-Founder of UpRights. Kingsley Abbott is the Director of Global Accountability & International Justice at the International Commission of Jurists. The authors would like to thank Luigi Prosperi, for his assistance and suggestions for this post.]. Introduction. On 1 February 2021, the Myanmar’s Army executed a...
China is now carrying barbaric medical experiments on Muslims in a horrifying, Nazi-like situation, campaigners claimed. Inmates in China’s network of “re-education camps” have been given mysterious pills and injections, with their organs being removed while still alive. It is said that Nazi doctors conducted similarly inhumane experiments on Jews...
More than 3,000 doctors agree: Fauci and other covid policymakers have committed “crimes against humanity”
The global strategy for dealing with the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) is nothing short of “crimes against humanity,” declares a “Physicians Declaration” signed by more than 3,000 doctors. An international alliance of physicians and medical scientists has condemned the actions of all policymakers and politicians who imposed stay-at-home, social distancing, face...
President Ebrahim Raisi, who was newly inaugurated, gave a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. In Iran, Rasi is known as the “henchman of 1988” as one of four officials appointed to the Tehran “death commission” in response to a fatwa targeting the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran) and other committed opponents of the theocratic rule.
Symposium on the Current Crisis in Myanmar: Untangling Myanmar’s Credentials Battle and the Implications for International Justice
[Grant Shubin is the Legal Director at The Global Justice Center (GJC).]. Of the many perspectives offered by outside observers in the wake of the Myanmar military’s (Tatmadaw’s) attempted coup, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights cogently cut to the core of it: “This crisis was born of impunity.”
Harvard Law School Professor Intisar Rabb was named as one of 17 special advisers to the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim A.A. Khan. The faculty director of the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School, Rabb was appointed as a special adviser on Islamic Law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As of 7 p.m. ET on Monday, September 27, 2021, more than 5,200 doctors and scientists have signed the “The Physicians Declaration,” condemning policymakers for authoritarian approaches of forcing a “one-size-fits-all” COVID treatment strategy which is resulting in “needless illness and death.”. An international alliance of physicians...