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Sep 11 '18 08:55

The United States is threatening with sanctions against the International Criminal Court in The Hague and its judges if the ICC participates in an investigation into possible war crimes committed by American soldiers in Afghanistan. "The United States will use any means necessary to protect our citizens and those of our allies from unjust prosecution by this illegitimate court", US national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech in Washington, the Guardian reports.

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Jan 26 '17 12:45

An American lawyer working at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague says she was the victim of racially motivated police brutality when she was arrested for jaywalking in the city earlier this week.

Sep 27 '16 15:25

On Tuesday the International Criminal Court in The Hague sentenced Malian rebel leader Ahman al-Faqi al-Mahdi to nine years in prison for the destruction of cultural heritage in Timbuktu. The rebel leader confessed

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Aug 12 '16 12:40

Amnesty International, the federation of human rights organizations FIDH, the Dutch lawyers committee for human rights and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court all feel that the Dutch authorities are not vigilant enough to threats against human rights defenders

Aug 11 '16 09:55

Human rights lawyer Nada Kiwanson and her family is living under extra security in their home in the Netherlands after she received numerous death threats because of her work for the International Criminal Court

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Apr 20 '16 13:00

Dutch King Willem-Alexander opened the new headquarter of the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Tuesday.

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Sep 25 '15 10:28

The governing coalition in the Netherlands is split on a new proposal to extend the mandate of the International Criminal Court, housed in Den Haag. Joost Taverne, a member of parliament for the conservative VVD party, called into question the mandate’s definition of a “crime of aggression,” calling it unfocused and vague.

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Mar 19 '15 17:10

A new report issued by the UN Human Rights Office suggests that the Islamic State (ISIS) might have committed genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. Calling them the three most serious international crimes, the organization is urging Iraq to sign on to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, a treaty that established the ICC and mandates that countries criminalize the crimes listed in the treaty under their own domestic law.

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Jan 21 '15 12:58

The Ugandan warlord Dominic Ongwen arrived at The Hague Airport last night. He has to appear in the International Criminal Court in The Hague to answer for war crimes.

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Jul 21 '14 16:30

As investigations into the flight MH17 crash in Ukraine are underway, the Dutch Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is suspecting murder, war crimes and the intention of making a plane crash, the NRC reports.

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Jul 7 '14 11:52

Three Congolese witnesses of the International Criminal Court (ICC) were deported out of the Netherlands on Sunday, despite concerns Amnesty International (AI) had raised about their safety.

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Apr 14 '14 14:09

The Netherlands has violated the immunity of the International Criminal Court (ICC) when last year's defense of ex-vice president Jean Pierre Bemba of the Democratic Republic of Congo were listened to. The recordings of telephone conversations must therefore be destroyed.

Mar 24 '14 13:18

American president Barack Obama has ordered a renewal of military action in Uganda, to try and put an end to the ongoing hunt for warlord Joseph Kony. He is wanted for trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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Mar 7 '14 15:29

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has found Congo militia leader Germain Katanga guilty of war crimes but acquitted him of sexual offences.

Sep 6 '13 02:33

The Council of the Egyptian Community in the Netherlands, has summoned parliament by letter to prevent the Muslim Brotherhood from opening an office in the Netherlands. The immediate cause is an article in the Egyptian newspaper Youm7.

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