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Arrest warrants for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leaders are among those being sought by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a landmark statement today, Karim Khan KC confirmed that he is applying to the court for arrest warrants for Netanyahu an

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The Irish government is to provide €1 million to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the purposes of improving security and protecting witnesses. The voluntary contribution forms part of a €3 million sum pledged to the ICC in November 2023. The government previously explained how &e

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The Irish government has pledged €1 million to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in support of its work, including in Ukraine and Palestine. The voluntary contribution forms part of a €3 million sum pledged to the ICC in November 2023, with the governme

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The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for Vladimir Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova, Russia's commissioner for children’s rights, over the deportation of Ukrainian children. ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan KC said in a statement that the Pre-Trial Chamber "has confirmed that there

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Striking legal staff at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have criticised a decision to ban them from attending the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) taking place this week. Dozens of support staff for defence and victims' teams in ICC proceedings are striking during the 21st session of the ASP

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) must investigate unlawful attacks committed during Israel's August assault on the Gaza Strip as war crimes, Amnesty International has said. A major new report from the international human rights organisation reconstructs the circumstances around three specific

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Lawyers for the family of murdered Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh have submitted a new complaint against Israel to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The complaint alleges that Ms Abu-Akleh and another Al Jazeera journalist, Ali Samoudi, were deliberately targeted by Israeli forces de

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking to open an office in Kyiv to support its investigations into alleged war crimes in Ukraine. Karim Khan, the ICC prosecutor, confirmed the move at a press conference yesterday following meetings with Ukrainian, Polish and Lithuanian prosecutors at Eur

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Ireland will make a voluntary contribution of €150,000 to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) following the launch of an investigation into the situation in Ukraine, the government has announced. Karim A. A. Khan QC has appealed to all state parties to t

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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has proposed resuming investigations into alleged atrocity crimes in Afghanistan, with a focus on Islamist groups like the Taliban – while "de-prioritising" alleged crimes by the US. Karim A. A. Khan QC has sought authorisation fro

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Researchers at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and Queen's University Belfast (QUB) are collecting evidence on the forced displacement of Bedouin communities in Palestine in response to an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation. The UK's Arts Humanities Research Council has awarded a €49

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Irish barrister Fergal Gaynor has narrowly lost out to England's Karim Khan QC in the election for the top post at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The prosecutor was, for the first time, elected in New York by a secret ballot of all 123 states parties to the Rome Statue rather than by consen

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Irish barrister Fergal Gaynor is one of four candidates competing today for election as the next prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The prosecutor will, for the first time, be elected in New York by a secret ballot of all 123 states parties to the Rome Statue rather than by consen

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