Thursday, May 23, 2024

Tag: international law

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders for...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor applies for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and top Hamas leaders, charging them with war crimes and crimes against humanity from the October 7 attacks and ensuing Gaza conflict.

Vermont Senator Sanders calls for end to U.S. military aid to...

Amid escalating violence in Gaza, Senator Bernie Sanders challenges the U.S. to halt military aid to Israel, citing violations of international and American laws.

IDF issues evacuation order to 100,000 in Rafah as looming assault...

Israel Defense Forces order more than 100,000 Palestinians to evacuate Rafah ahead of an impending military offensive, despite warnings of humanitarian catastrophe.

“Full-Blown Famine” ravages northern Gaza, U.N. official declares amid prolonged conflict

Nearly seven months into the Gaza conflict, the World Food Program warns of a spreading famine in the north, intensifying humanitarian crises despite increased aid efforts.

U.S. State Department memo exposes Israeli misuse of American military aid...

Leaked memo reveals doubts over Israeli compliance with international law in use of U.S. military aid in Gaza, sparking calls for policy reevaluation.

Berlin lawyers launch legal battle to halt German arms sales to...

Citing potential violations of international law, this legal challenge seeks to uphold Germany's constitutional commitment to protecting human life and questions the ethical implications of supplying weaponry in a conflict-ridden region.

I could not stay silent: Annelle Sheline resigns from State Dept....

A State Department human rights officer resigns in protest of U.S. backing for Israel's actions in Gaza, urging a reevaluation of policies that clash with American values.

ICJ scrutinizes Israeli occupation: A legal and humanitarian examination

With over 50 nations participating, the International Court of Justice delves into Israel's 57-year occupation of Palestine amid allegations of severe human rights abuses.

ICJ rules on allegations of genocide by Israel in historic decision

The International Court of Justice deems it "plausible" that Israel may be committing acts of genocide in Gaza, setting a precedent for international law and humanitarian intervention.

Over 119 Palestinian journalists killed since Gaza siege began

"The continuous targeting of journalists in Gaza is not just a tragedy for Palestine but a crisis for global press freedom."

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Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

House Democrats demand Justice Alito’s recusal from Trump cases over ‘ethical nightmare’

The Court’s ethical guidelines emphasize the importance of impartiality and the need for justices to avoid any appearance of political bias.

Trump backtracks on birth control stance amid growing reproductive rights battle

His comments suggested a possible shift towards state-level decision-making on birth control policies.

Activists arrested in Capitol Hill protest urging Biden to cancel student debt and divest...

The Debt Collective’s protest underscores the urgent need for student debt relief and a reevaluation of U.S. military spending.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.