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ICC Prosecutor Targets Taliban, IS-K In Afghan Probe

The International Criminal Court's new prosecutor sought Monday to relaunch an investigation into Afghanistan, focusing on the Taliban and the Islamic State-Khorasan group while alleged US crimes will take a back seat. Karim Khan, who took over in June, said the situation in Afghanistan following the Taliban's takeover last month...
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Intisar Rabb has been appointed special adviser to ICC prosecutor

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.
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ICC targets Taliban, IS-K

The International Criminal Court’s new chief prosecutor said Monday he wants to focus his investigation in Afghanistan on the Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan, and to ‘deprioritise’ alleged war crimes by US forces. Karim Khan said he had asked judges to allow him to relaunch the probe — put on hold...
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ICC to focus on Taliban, IS-K actions in Afghanistan: prosecutor

The International Criminal Court’s new prosecutor said Monday he would focus on the Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan’s actions in Afghanistan instead of alleged US crimes. Karim Khan asked judges to relaunch the court’s probe into Afghanistan, which was paused last year at Kabul’s request, saying the Taliban’s takeover meant war...
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Qureshi, British House of Common committee chairmen discuss situation in Afghanistan

The chairmen of committees of defence and foreign affairs of the British House of Commons Monday here met with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and discussed the prevailing situation in Afghanistan. During a meeting with the chairman of the Select Committee of Foreign Affairs Tom Tugendhat and chairman of Defence...
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Antiwar.com

ICC Will Not Investigate US War Crimes in Afghanistan New Probe

The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor is seeking approval to resume an investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan but will “deprioritize” investigating suspected crimes by the US and its allies. Karim Khan, who took over as ICC prosecutor in June, said he would focus on Taliban and ISIS-K, citing...
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jurist.org

ICC prosecutor seeks approval to reinstate Afghanistan investigations

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.
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Labyrinth of Peace

Labyrinth of Peace is a 6-part Swiss mini-series, set in the spring of 1945 after the end of the Second World War. Switzerland, the neutral small country at the heart of Europe, was all but spared: Klara, her fiancé Johann and his brother Egon are looking bright-eyed into the future. While Klara tries to mend the wounds of the war by caring for young, displaced holocaust survivors, Johann, who works for her industrialist father, hopes to save and modernize his father-in-law's well-established, yet troubled textile company. Just home from military service, Egon takes his first steps in the Attorney General's office. His mission: to hunt down escaped Nazis. All three of them soon realize that the facade of peace is bought with the blood of the victims of war. Johann's professional ambitions bring him closer to those who committed unspeakable war crimes. Klara risks her marriage while growing ever closer to Herschel, one of the survivors, who are all met with distrust by the locals. And Egon finds himself caught in a system that willingly turns a blind eye towards Nazi criminals for the sake of profit.
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electronic intifada

The labour rank & file have no power over the leadership:. Spectacular defeat for Israel lobby at Labour Party conference. In a spectacular defeat for the Israel lobby, delegates to Britain’s Labour Party conference overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Monday condemning the “ongoing Nakba in Palestine.” Calling for sanctions and an arms embargo, the resolution highlights recent reports by human rights groups concluding “unequivocally that Israel is practicing the crime of apartheid as defined by the UN.” Kamel Hawwash, chair of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, said:
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Cleveland Jewish News

Bishop Anthony M. Pilla boosted Jewish, interfaith relations, causes

Bishop Anthony M. Pilla, bishop emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, will be remembered as a humble and empathetic man with a ready sense of humor and an ability to connect with people of all faiths, including leaders in the Jewish community. Pilla, 88, died Sept. 21 at his...
CLEVELAND, OH
Tufts Daily

Tales from the T: Dumpster fire on rails

Welcome to Tales from the T part 2: Electric Boogaloo! Each week we’ll be diving into a story about the T and other forms of Boston transportation. Who knows, some of them might even be interesting. For this week’s column, we’ll be discussing a hilariously awful type of train that...
BOSTON, MA
justtherealnews.com

H.R.4250 – 117th Congress (2021-2022): War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

Introduced in House (06/30/2021) This bill expands the Department of State’s rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide as such crimes are defined under the law of an international criminal tribunal, the applicable country, or the United States. Currently, rewards are authorized for information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of such crimes only as defined under the statutes of the relevant tribunal.
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easternherald.com

“Muslim Scholars” demand UN intervention to stop violence against Indian Muslims

The International Union of Muslim Scholars denounced the systematic persecution and violence that Indian Muslims, especially Assam, are subjected to, calling on the government of New Delhi to respect the religious and social rights of the Muslim minority, and the United Nations to stop these crimes that may amount to “war crimes against humanity.”.
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Marine Corp Times

Marine lieutenant colonel who demanded ‘accountability’ in brig, not charged

Lt. Col Stuart Scheller, who recently garnered considerable attention for social media posts and videos demanding “accountability” is now in military jail, the Marine Corps announced. He is in pretrial confinement at the Regional Brig for Marine Corps Installations East at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, pending an Article 32 preliminary...
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ICC prosecutor not to investigate US crimes in Afghanistan

The International Criminal Court's new prosecutor said Monday he would focus on the Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan's actions in Afghanistan instead of alleged US crimes. Karim Khan asked judges to relaunch the court's probe into Afghanistan, which was paused last year at Kabul's request, saying the Taliban's takeover meant war crimes would no longer be investigated properly.
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South Bend Tribune

Letters: Glad that there are still people who try to do what is right and honorable

So, there are actually people in Congress who think Gen. Mark Milley overstepped his authority. Who are these people? I, for one, am glad we live in a nation where, no matter what deranged leader we have, there is a system that protects us from their actions. And that there are still people who try to do what is right and honorable — and not what will get them promoted.
NILES, MI
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