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Kenya votes to leave the International Criminal Court, but what does this mean for the ICC?

TweetCalum Young is studying for a masters in European Law at the University of Leiden, having previously studied both Law and German. Due to the developing crisis in Syria over the use of chemical weapons, it has been suggested in some quarters that one solution could be to refer Assad to the International Criminal Court […]

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“Dear George…” – a reminder to Galloway of his support for “brutal Arab dictators”

Carl Packman writes a letter to George Galloway, reminding him of his record as, to quote the the prime minister, a supporter of “brutal Arab dictators”.

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Syria: Assad jets bomb playground and “kill 10 children”

Footage has emerged of the wreckage of an attack by Syrian fighter jets on a playground in a village near Damascus. Reports say ten children were killed.

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Evil in the dock: Unrepentant Karadzic calls himself the “peacemaker”

On trial for war crimes in The Hague, Radovan Karazdic denies his crimes and even calls himself a “peacemaker”.

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‘They made them chant slogans in praise of the regime then executed them’

Syria: Another day, another massacre at the hands of Assad’s militia, this time the execution of 11 factory workers in al-Buweida al-Sharqiya, near Qusair.

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“One of the finest foreign correspondents of her generation” – Marie Colvin, 1956-2012

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin was killed today in the Syrian city of Homs, alongside French photographer Rémi Ochlik. She was just 55 years old.

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Abu Salim shows we must do more to protect doctors in conflicts

The horrors of Abu Salim show the law is being routinely ignored by governments and others engaged in conflicts in many countries, writes Labour’s Rushanara Ali.

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Two faces of Republika Srbija: the hopeful future, the shameful past

Just as Novak Djokovic showed off the best of Serbia with his Wimbledon win yesterday, so today the world saw the worst – war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic at The Hague.

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Arab Spring latest: Blair speaks out as Gaddafi sinks to lowest depths

Tony Blair said it would have been inconceivable to let Gaddafi stay in power and that the West should warn all regional dictators “change or be changed”

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Mladic arrives in Rotterdam to face justice at The Hague

Ratko Mladic arrived in the Netherlands this evening to face trial at the UN War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague after judges in Belgrade rejected his appeal against extradition.

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