Yonden Lhatoo is dismayed, but not the least bit surprised, by US national security adviser John Bolton’s reprehensible attempt to bully and intimidate the International Criminal Court.
Prosecutor Karim Khan, a Briton, issued an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin in March on the war crime accusation of unlawfully deporting Ukrainian children.
The warrants are under seal so it is not clear who is targeted or for what crimes specifically, but on its website the court says the focus is alleged crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Without justice, no peace is possible, Zelensky said, and praised the work of the ICC, which issued an international arrest warrant for President Putin for alleged war crimes.
The pope revealed a secret peace ‘mission’ was under way but gave no details when asked whether he spoke about peace initiatives during his talks in Budapest this weekend with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Putin is under an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court for the ‘unlawful deportations’, while Russia claims it is saving the children from war.
An attack on the prison holding deposed Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir has raised questions about his whereabouts, with one of the warring sides saying he is being held in a secure location and the other alleging he has been released.
The International Criminal Court last month issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin. The ICC warrant would mean that Pretoria - due to host a BRICS summit in August - would have to detain Putin if he comes.
Del Rosario was behind the South China Sea case against Beijing at The Hague. In 2019, he filed a complaint against Chinese officials at the International Criminal Court alleging ‘crimes against humanity’.
The children had been taken from Ukraine’s Kharkiv and Kherson regions, said Save Ukraine, which fights what it says are illegal deportations of Ukrainian children.
Children’s Rights Commissioner Maria Lvova-Belova, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for the deportations, says families could send her an email.
Both justice and peace appear to be only remote possibilities, and the conflicting relationship between the two is a quandary at the heart of a decision by the ICC to seek the Russian leader’s arrest.
President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr has vowed to press on with predecessor Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on illegal drugs but says he will focus on rehabilitation.
Bloom, a Unicef ambassador since 2009, also visited a family with five children of their own and four adopted war orphans.
Readers discuss China’s growing global role, and Xi’s importance to the Ukraine peace process.
Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov was detained in April last year by Dutch authorities for using fake identity papers. He worked at the ICC as a junior analyst.
Dmitry Medvedev, deputy secretary of Russia’s Security Council, says relations with the West have hit an all-time low and ‘nuclear apocalypse’ is ‘closer’.
Former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev reportedly talked about targeting The Hague with a hypersonic missile as a reprisal for the Putin warrant.
Russian state news agency said Putin visited an art school and children’s centre, locations that appeared to have been chosen in response to the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant, which accuses him of bearing personal responsibility for the abductions of children from Ukraine.
The ICC has called for Putin’s arrest on suspicion of unlawful deportation of children and transfer of people from Ukraine to Russia since Moscow’s invasion began. The US is not a member of the ICC but supports accountability for perpetrators of war crimes.
The International Criminal Court has no police force of its own to enforce its warrants and relies entirely on ICC states playing ball.
The ICC issued the warrant for Putin’s arrest on suspicion of unlawful deportation of children and unlawful transfer of people from Ukraine to the Russia.
‘Switzerland’s adoption of crime of aggression in its legislation would allow it to step up the fight against impunity for the gravest crimes under international law,’ the parliament said.
Arrests will be sought against several individuals for the abduction of children and the targeting of civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, an insider says.
Justice secretary says The Hague-based court does not have jurisdiction to allow a suspended investigation to resume and argued Duterte government was already looking into the deaths of suspects during an anti-drug crackdown under the former president.
Former mercenary commander Andrei Medvedev says he fears for his own life after watching what happened to Russian prisoners made to fight in Moscow’s invasion.
Broadcaster says it has new evidence which shows Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh and her colleagues were ‘directly fired at by the Israeli Occupation Forces’.
It would be the first of its kind outside The Hague, establishing a stronger presence in the Asia region, which is under-represented among the ICC’s 123 members.