24 September 2022 – International Criminal Justice

24 Sep, 2022 | News Digests

Myanmar: Five-year anniversary of Rohingya crisis must mark ‘turning point’ in quest for justice

Amnesty International, 24 Aug 2022

On 25 August 2017 Myanmar’s military began carrying out violent operations against the Rohingya population in northern Rakhine State, which resulted in grave crimes under international law, whole villages torched, and forced hundreds of thousands to flee into Bangladesh.

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Nigerian Observer News, 24 Aug 2022

International Criminal Court has not investigated the abuse of human rights of over 200 million Nigerians committed by bandits and terrorists. Many states and cities in Nigeria are under attack from bandits and terrorists.

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PH giving ICC drug war data out of courtesy, not compliance: DOJ

Philippine News Agency, 24 Aug 2022

MANILA – Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Wednesday reiterated that the Philippines is merely acting out of courtesy in its move to provide the International Criminal Court (ICC) with the data it seeks for the resumption of its investigation into the country’s war on drugs.

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Darfur: Trial of Janjaweed leader must not be ‘a false dawn’ for justice, Security Council hears

UN News, 23 Aug 2022

The trial of senior Janjaweed leader Ali Kushayb – the first prosecution to get underway at the request of the UN Security Council – represents “a glimmer of hope for justice in Darfur,” Sudan, the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor on the case told the chamber on Tuesday.

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