15 November 2023 - NPWJ News Digest on International Criminal Justice


U.S. Assistance to International Investigation of the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine
U.S. Department of State, 14 Nov 2023

As Russia continues to blatantly violate international law, and as President Putin’s war on Ukraine continues to result in extraordinary suffering, the United States remains focused on working with Ukraine and the international community to hold accountable those responsible for international crimes committed in Ukraine.

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International Criminal Court president calls for more Asian participation
Korea JoongAng Daily, 14 Nov 2023

The president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday stressed the need to enhance cooperation and complementarity to prevent atrocities, calling for more states to join and provide justice, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. 

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ILO refers dispute on the right to strike to the International Court of Justice
International Labour Organization, 11 Nov 2023

The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization is to refer a dispute over the right to strike to the International Court of Justice in the Hague.

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International justice must serve victims of Israel-Hamas war atrocities
Politico, 09 Nov 2023

Thousands of lives have already been lost, and many more have been destroyed. Respect for international law is in short supply, with attacks on civilians, hostage taking, and the indiscriminate bombing of urban areas. Such acts can constitute international crimes.

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Three rights groups file ICC lawsuit against Israel over Gaza ‘genocide’
Aljazeera, 09 Nov 2023

Three Palestinian rights groups have filed a lawsuit with the International Criminal Court (ICC), urging the body to investigate Israel for “apartheid” as well as “genocide” and issue arrest warrants for Israeli leaders.

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