Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: war crimes

As boycott grows, Ocasio-Cortez says Netanyahu invitation ‘should be revoked’

AOC is urging Democratic and Republican leaders to withdraw their invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint meeting of Congress next month.

Israeli strike on Gaza school kills over 30, including women and...

An Israeli airstrike on a UNRWA school in Gaza has resulted in significant civilian casualties, prompting Spain to join an international genocide case against Israel.

House passes controversial bill targeting ICC officials over Israel: 42 Democrats...

Critics warn that the legislation, which passed 247-155, could undermine the court's independence and be weaponized to silence free speech in the United States.

House Republicans push sanctions on ICC over war crimes charges against...

GOP lawmakers advance legislation to penalize the International Criminal Court, despite opposition from the White House and Democratic leaders.

US-backed Rafah massacre: Calls for immediate suspension of Israeli aid after...

International outrage mounts as images of the Rafah bombing reveal horrific civilian casualties, prompting demands for the U.S. to cease military support for Israel.

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.

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.

US intervenes as ICC mulls war crime warrants for Netanyahu

As the ICC prepares to potentially issue arrest warrants for high-ranking Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for war crimes, a closer look at the concerted efforts by the U.S. and Israel to prevent these legal actions.

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.

6-year old Hind Rajab’s final hours: A Gaza tragedy unfolds amidst...

The search for 6-year-old Hind Rajab in war-torn Gaza culminates in profound sorrow, as her fate intertwines with those of fallen rescue workers.

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.