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Israel has injured two Palestinians in its latest attack on fishermen in the Gaza Strip, while its forces violently repressed anti-settlement protests in the West Bank.

US civil rights groups have denounced Anthony Blinken's opposition to the ICC investigation, noting that it concerns war crimes in illegally occupied territories.

Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

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Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

In a first call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Harris expressed “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to exercise its jurisdiction over Israeli personnel".

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

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Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops "went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds ...

UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

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UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray ...

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Palestinians shouldn't be allowed ICC participation, Blinken says

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken deplored International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in Palestine.

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20 Yemen-bound migrants dead after thrown into sea: IOM

Smugglers reportedly panicked after 200 migrants packed onto a vessel which left Djibouti for Yemen, throwing 80 into the sea, according to the ...

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Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

Relatives of Islam Alloush have claim the Jaysh al-Islam spokesman has been subject to torture inside a French prison.

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US denounces ICC probe in Palestinian territories

The US criticised the ICC for probing into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories.

Israel condemns ICC decision to open Palestinian probe

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Israel condemns ICC decision to open Palestinian probe

Israel fiercely condemned the ICC's decision to probe alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories.

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the ...

Germany's far-right AfD placed under surveillance: report

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Germany's far-right AfD placed under surveillance: report

Germany has placed the far-right Alternative for Germany under surveillance for posing a threat to democracy

Groups ask France to probe 2013 Syria chemical attacks

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Groups ask France to probe 2013 Syria chemical attacks

A group of Syrian chemical attack survivors and Syrian rights groups filed a criminal complaint in France.

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

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Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

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Arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: UN

Tens of thousands of civilians were detained, some subjected to torture and sexual offence, according to the report of the UN commission on Syria

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

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Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face ...

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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.

UN experts urge Guantanamo closure, remedies for 'torture'

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UN experts urge Guantanamo closure, remedies for 'torture'

A group of United Nations rights experts welcomed US President Joe Biden's stated goal to close Guantanamo Bay prison.

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First verdict expected in Syria torture trial: Germany

If convicted of aiding and abetting torture as a crime against humanity, Eyad Al-Gharib, a former member of the Syrian secret police, faces more ...

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing ...

Jordanian journalist detained for three years over Facebook-post dies

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Jordanian journalist detained for three years over Facebook-post dies

The 46-year-old had developed illnesses during a jail sentence in the UAE for posting about the country's involvement in the war on ...

More evidence of <em>crimes</em> against Assad than Nazis: prosecutor

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More evidence of crimes against Assad than Nazis: prosecutor

Stephen Rapp has said that there is mountains of evidence fo war crimes linked to Bashar Al-Assad.

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