Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

Brazil’s president is being taken to court over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A coalition of health professionals wants the International Criminal Court to investigate Jair Bolsonaro’s government for crimes against humanity and genocide. Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiev reports from Rio de Janeiro. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

Brazil’s government accused of “crimes against humanity” over coronavirus – BBC News

Brazil is suffering the impact of coronavirus infections more than almost any other country. Health workers there have called on the International Criminal Court to investigate President Bolsanaro’s government. They accuse it of crimes against humanity over its mishandling of the pandemic, which they say has led to thousands of unnecessary deaths. Brazil has recorded … Read more Brazil’s government accused of “crimes against humanity” over coronavirus – BBC News

UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused China of gross and egregious human rights abuses against its Muslim Uighur population in the western province of Xinjiang. Rights groups say around one-million ethnic Uighur are being held in so-called re-education camps to purge them of their faith and identity. In response, the Chinese ambassador to the … Read more UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

What is happening to the Uighurs? Exiled Uighurs push for ‘genocide’ investigation – BBC Newsnight

A group of Uighurs in exile have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, urging the prosecutor to investigate. [This report contains distressing testimony.] Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Uighur exiles have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court in the Hague an urging the prosecutor to investigate senior Chinese leaders, … Read more What is happening to the Uighurs? Exiled Uighurs push for ‘genocide’ investigation – BBC Newsnight

Malian jihadist police chief on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

A Malian jihadist police chief appear in court in the Hague accused of overseeing ‘unimaginable crimes’ in Timbuktu in 2012. Al Hassan’s been charged with war crimes by the International Criminal Court. In North Darfur State, several people are reportedly killed by the feared Janjaweed militia after unrest breaks out, following recent protests calling for … Read more Malian jihadist police chief on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

ICC tries Mali islamist militant over Timbuktu takeover and destruction of shrines in 2012

The trial of a Malian islamist accused of being central to the persecution of residents in the city of Timbuktu and also accused of the destruction of the city’s holy shrines has started at the International Criminal Court at The Hague, on Tuesday. Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud belonged to the … Read more ICC tries Mali islamist militant over Timbuktu takeover and destruction of shrines in 2012

ICC opens trial against Mali national over Timbuktu destruction

A man accused of torture, rape and sexual slavery as well destroying ancient monuments in Timbuktu is going on trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. ICC prosecutors said there were “substantial grounds” to convict Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud for “crimes against humanity … torture, rape, sexual slavery … Read more ICC opens trial against Mali national over Timbuktu destruction

The Point: Debunking myths on China ‘forcing Uygur birth control’

In this week’s Headline Buster, we’ll look at media reports on Xinjiang. So-called overseas reps of China’s Uygur ethnic group filed evidence at the International Criminal Court (ICC) to spark an investigation on alleged human rights violations. But are the reports founded on strong evidence? Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more The Point: Debunking myths on China ‘forcing Uygur birth control’

Live: Are some media outlets manipulating facts in Xinjiang stories?媒体是否在新疆人权报道中歪曲事实?

In this week’s Headline Buster, we look at recent media reports on Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Some media outlets have jumped on the story about so-called overseas representatives of China’s Uygur ethnic group filing evidence to the International Criminal Court to spark an investigation on alleged human rights violations, including forced sterilization. But are these … Read more Live: Are some media outlets manipulating facts in Xinjiang stories?媒体是否在新疆人权报道中歪曲事实?

Uighur group urges ICC to probe alleged China genocide

Al Jazeera produced this report into the Uighur people, some of whom are asking the International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe an allegation of genocide against China. A group of Uighur Muslims living in exile are calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate what they call genocide by China. The submitted evidence alleges rights … Read more Uighur group urges ICC to probe alleged China genocide

US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), tells FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman that the United States’ decision to sanction the ICC officials investigating alleged war crimes committed by US troops in Afghanistan is an act of pure “political revenge”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Why is the US targeting the International Criminal Court? | Start Here

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on the International Criminal Court. But why now? Start Here looks into the case. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #InternationalCriminalCourt

Thousands Attend State Funeral For Late Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

Thousands of Burundians attended the state funeral of late President Pierre Nkurunziza in the capital, Gitega, on Friday. President Evariste Ndayishimiye, who was sworn in two months early last week, was among those paying tribute to his predecessor. Nkurunziza died at age 55 earlier this month following a heart attack on June 8, two days … Read more Thousands Attend State Funeral For Late Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza

ICC prosecutors cite ‘grave errors’ in Gbagbo acquittal

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court began their bid on Monday for a retrial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, on charges of crimes against humanity for his role in post-election violence in 2010 and 2011. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more ICC prosecutors cite ‘grave errors’ in Gbagbo acquittal

ICC prosecutors cite grave errors as Gbagbo appeal commences

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court say serious errors were made in the trial of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo. Gbagbo and his right-hand man Charles Blé Goudé were in January 2019 cleared of allegations of masterminding post-electoral violence in the restive west African nation in 2010-11, in which around 3,000 people died. As … Read more ICC prosecutors cite grave errors as Gbagbo appeal commences