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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman "approved" the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a declassified US intelligence report said.

The conviction of Eyad Al-Gharib is a historic moment for Syrian victims of torture.

Germany convicts Syrian in landmark torture trial

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Germany convicts Syrian in landmark torture trial

A German court has found Eyad al-Gharib guilty of aiding crimes against humanity and sentenced him to four and a half years in prison.

Russia rejects calls from Europe <em>court</em> to release Navalny

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Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

Moscow swiftly rejected a call by a European rights court to released jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday.

How does Uighur 'genocide' designation affect US policy?

Allison Quatrini

How does Uighur 'genocide' designation affect US policy?

Comment: Whether to designate human rights atrocities as genocide is a fraught discussion that can hinder rather than precipitate further ...

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of one group over the other, writes Jonathan Kuttab.

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India arrests activist over Greta Thunberg-shared 'toolkit'

The police claim the protest guide is evidence of a conspiracy "to wage economic, social, cultural and regional war against India".

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Saudi court sentences woman activist to eight years imprisonment

Saudi human rights defender Israa Al-Ghomgham, 32, was sentenced to eight years in prison for documenting protests in the Al-Qatif region.

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

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Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

In an interview with Alaraby TV, US congresswoman Ilhan Omar said she was "disappointed" by the Biden administration's policy on Israel and the ...

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British barrister Karim Khan elected ICC's new chief prosecutor

Karim Khan will be only the third prosecutor of the ICC, taking over in June from Gambian-born Fatou Bensouda.

HRW accuses Australia <em>of</em> 'blocking' <em>justice</em> for Palestinians

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HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

Human Rights Watch condemned remarks by Australia's Foreign Minister saying that the country did not recognise the International ...

After Myanmar's coup

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

Abbas's rigged <em>court</em> system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's rigged court system has already undermined Palestinian elections

Comment: Abbas's manipulation of courts, laws, and institutions will only serve to keep Palestinians from their goal of ...

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Cilina Nasser

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Comment: While Lokman Slim's killing may not lead to accountability, it will certainly not silence his comrades, writes Cilina Nasser.

Muhammad Shehada

ICC probe is first real test for Biden administration

Comment: If he is to rebuild trust with Palestinians, Biden must not stand in the way of the ICC investigation into Israeli war crimes, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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Israeli forces harass Palestinian family picnicking in West Bank

A video which shows Jewish settlers in the West Bank forcing a Palestinian family to leave a picnic.

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Israel panics after ICC pledges to investigate 'war crimes'

The foreign ministry sent a classified cable to Israeli ambassadors for them to ask for support around the world against the ICC ruling

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Israel to defend troops following ICC war crimes ruling

The ICC's ruling opens the way to investigate alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza.

Algerian activist Walid Nekiche 'tortured, sexually assaulted by police'

Florence Massena

Algerian activist Walid Nekiche 'tortured, sexually assaulted by police'

Arrested during a peaceful protest in Alger in November 2019, Walid Nekiche described to local newspaper the abuses he underwent until his ...

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ICC ruling heralds war crimes probe in Palestinian territories

The ICC ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for a war crimes probe.

Top UN <em>court</em> dismisses Qatar blockade case against UAE

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Top UN court dismisses Qatar blockade case against UAE

Qatar’s case against the UAE for breaching a 1965 UN treaty has been rejected by the International Court of ...

Iran's president claims big victory to end sanctions

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Iran's president claims big victory to end sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani has celebrated a legal victory after the International Court of Justice agreed to ...

'Not like every time:' Beirut blast victims want truth

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'Not like every time:' Beirut blast victims want truth

Months after the blast at Beirut port, there has still been no international probe and no real accountability.

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