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Seif al-Islam, son of ex-Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, announces candidacy for president
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Seif al-Islam, son of ex-Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, announces candidacy for president

Seif al-Islam is wanted by the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the first weeks of the 2011 uprising

ICC's new prosecutor to deprioritise probe into US crimes in Afghanistan, focus on Islamist groups
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ICC's new prosecutor to deprioritise probe into US crimes in Afghanistan, focus on Islamist groups

Amnesty International campaigner Samira Hamidi said a US drone strike days before the pullout wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family shows that the ICC "needs to revisit this decision"

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte will 'die first' than face ICC probe over extra-judicial killings in drugs war
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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte will 'die first' than face ICC probe over extra-judicial killings in drugs war

More than 6,000, mostly poor, drug suspects have been killed during the campaign, according to the government, but human rights groups say the death toll is considerably higher

In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims
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In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims

China has denied that the camps are abusive, describing them instead as job training centres aimed at countering religious extremism and terrorism

Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocide
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Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocide

The two Uighur groups that filed the complaint against China are the East Turkistan Government in Exile and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement

China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash
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China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash

Holding talks with Xi Jinping on the final day of his two-day visit, Suu Kyi slammed the western countries for criticising Myanmar over the handling of the Rohingya issue

Israel has ‘full right’ to annex Jordan Valley, says Benjamin Netanyahu after meeting with Mike Pompeo
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Israel has ‘full right’ to annex Jordan Valley, says Benjamin Netanyahu after meeting with Mike Pompeo

Netanyahu said his proposal to annex strategic part of occupied West Bank was discussed during a late-night meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims as global pressure mounts, says its own committees will probe charges of abuses
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Myanmar rejects ICC probe into alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims as global pressure mounts, says its own committees will probe charges of abuses

The decision came after rights groups filed a separate lawsuit in Argentina and a further submission of a genocide case at the UN's top court

Sudan set to officiate deal for transition to civilian rule on Saturday even as concerns remain over justice for slain protesters
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Sudan set to officiate deal for transition to civilian rule on Saturday even as concerns remain over justice for slain protesters

Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule

Myanmar military rejects International Criminal Court prosecutor's call for probe into crimes against Rohingya Muslims
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Myanmar military rejects International Criminal Court prosecutor's call for probe into crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar has not signed up to the International Criminal Court, but the court ruled in September it has jurisdiction over alleged atrocities because Bangladesh — where the Rohingya are now refugees — is a member.

Former Philippines officials accuse Xi Jinping of 'crimes against humanity'; file case at International Criminal Court
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Former Philippines officials accuse Xi Jinping of 'crimes against humanity'; file case at International Criminal Court

Xi and other Chinese officials of turning seven disputed reefs into islands, causing massive environmental damage, and blocking large numbers of fishermen from their fishing grounds

US releases report documenting systematic violence against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's military, including widespread killings, rape
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US releases report documenting systematic violence against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's military, including widespread killings, rape

"The survey reveals that the recent violence in the northern Rakhine state was extreme, large-scale, widespread and seemingly geared toward both terrorising the population and driving out the Rohingya residents," said the report by the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research

UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar Army chief as UNSC calls for prosecution for genocide against Rohingya Muslims
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UN has 'no right to interfere', says Myanmar Army chief as UNSC calls for prosecution for genocide against Rohingya Muslims

The defiant response is the army chief's first public reaction since a UN fact-finding mission urged the Security Council to refer Myanmar's top military brass to ICC.

International Criminal Court opens preliminary probe into deportation of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh
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International Criminal Court opens preliminary probe into deportation of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday said her office had begun a preliminary examination into whether alleged forced deportations of Rohingya from Myanmar into Bangladesh could constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity.

UN investigators call for Myanmar Army to be removed from politics, reiterate appeal for generals to be prosecuted for Rohingya genocide
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UN investigators call for Myanmar Army to be removed from politics, reiterate appeal for generals to be prosecuted for Rohingya genocide

A brutal military crackdown last year forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh. The UN's 444-page probe called for Myanmar military's top leadership to be replaced and for the institution — locally known as the Tatmadaw — to have no further influence over the country's governance.

For the first time, Myanmar govt grants United Nations teams access to operate in Rakhine state
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For the first time, Myanmar govt grants United Nations teams access to operate in Rakhine state

The United Nations has been waiting for access to the epicentre of the military's "clearance operations" against the Rohingya minority since June.

International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocide
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International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocide

The four organisations urged Australia to support the international call to refer the Rohingya case to the International Criminal Court.

Donald Trump's NSA John Bolton threatens war crimes court with sanctions; says 'we will not co-operate, the ICC is already dead to us'
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Donald Trump's NSA John Bolton threatens war crimes court with sanctions; says 'we will not co-operate, the ICC is already dead to us'

America's long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global jurisdiction spilled into open hostility, amid threats of sanctions if it investigates U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Hague-based International Criminal Court says it has jurisdiction over alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar
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Hague-based International Criminal Court says it has jurisdiction over alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar

The decision at the Hague-based court paves the way for prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to further examine whether there is sufficient evidence to file charges in the case, although she has not done so yet.

UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing
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UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.