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Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince jailed for two years without charge.

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

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Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

Khashoggi sons' forgiveness a 'parody <em>of</em> <em>justice</em>': UN expert

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Khashoggi sons' forgiveness a 'parody of justice': UN expert

After Jamal Khashoggi's sons announced they "forgave" their father's killers, UN expert Agnes Callamard has found the announcement "shocking", ...

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Sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'forgive' killers

The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi announced that they "forgive" their father's convicted killers, potentially sparing them from execution, as his fiancee rejected the announcement.

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Investigators build genocide case against IS Yazidi crimes

Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

Ahmed Mefreh

Death no. 1005: Shady Habash

Comment: Appalling detention conditions and deliberate medical negligence are killing thousands in Egyptian jails, writes Ahmed Mefreh.

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ICC working on new Libya arrest warrants, prosecutor confirms

Military commanders allied to Haftar's LNA may face responsibility for crimes committed by their forces during the offensive to take the Libyan ...

Parents <em>of</em> murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl appeal acquittals

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Parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl appeal acquittals

The parents of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl filed an appeal with Pakistan's Supreme Court to reverse a decision ...

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Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine ...

Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

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Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

A well-known creator of a meme page called Walid Kechida is the latest victim of Algeria's crackdown on free speech after he ...

'Watershed' first Syrian state torture trial opens in Germany

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'Watershed' first Syrian state torture trial opens in Germany

Justice has been elusive for victims of the Syrian regime but human rights experts say the German trial offers hope for those ...

Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards <em>justice</em>

Sam Hamad

Assad's henchmen in the dock, Syrians inch towards justice

Comment: Assad's torturous regime prevails, but the trial in Germany that puts his accused henchmen in the dock is a step closer to ...

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Joe Macaron

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe ...

Imrul Islam

Sri Lanka's Muslims mark a year of persecution

Comment: Since last year's Easter bombing, Sri Lanka's Muslim community has suffered increased attacks and Islamophobia at both the state and street level, writes Imrul Islam.

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Turkish lawmakers approve prisoner release law amid coronavirus pandemic

The new law excludes detainees charged under controversial anti-terrorism laws and journalists, politicians and lawyers in pre-trial detention.

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Algeria, Morocco using coronavirus to curb freedoms, activists say

Algeria and Morocco appear to be using the coronavirus pandemic to quietly silence dissent and arrest journalists who are reporting on the ...

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Iraqi al-Qaeda suspect to remain in US jail

Ali Yousef Ahmed al-Nouri faces charges in Iraq of killing two police officers as an alleged leader of an al-Qaeda group.

Israel's Gantz 'ready to accept' limited West Bank annexation

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Israel's Gantz 'ready to accept' limited West Bank annexation

Benny Gantz and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are currently in negotiations to form a unity government during the coronavirus ...

Azhar Al-Rubaie

The fight for LGBT rights in Iraq's revolution

LGBT Iraqis are fighting for their rights on the frontline of the country's protest movement.

New video evidence <em>of</em> Australian war crimes in Afghanistan

CJ Werleman

New video evidence of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan

Comment: In light of this new, shocking evidence, an ICC investigation into into war crimes is now more urgent than ever, writes CJ ...

Duplicitous Trudeau supports Israel at ICC

Ramona Wadi

Duplicitous Trudeau supports Israel at ICC

Comment: To support Israel at the ICC while pretending to back Palestinians at the UN is a duplicitous charade which must be exposed, writes ...

US State Department criticises sham Khashoggi murder trial

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US State Department criticises sham Khashoggi murder trial

The United States State Department said the Khashoggi trial exemplifies Saudi Arabia's 'lack of transparency'.

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