Free Press Journal
  • US threatens sanctions against ICC

    Washington: US National Security Adviser John Bolton has announced that the US will use “any means necessary” to protect its citizens and allies from prosecution by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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    UN draft resolution asks UN to refer North Korea to ICC

    United Nations: The European Union and Japan have circulated a draft UN resolution that condemns “gross” human rights violations in North Korea and encourages the UN Security Council to refer the reclusive Asian nation to the International Criminal Court.

  • Islamist sent to war crimes court for Timbuktu attacks

    The Hague: An alleged Al-Qaeda linked Islamist leader was today handed over to the International Criminal Court to face charges of aiding the destruction of Mali’s fabled city of Timbuktu, in the first such case before the tribunal.

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    Court orders Sudan president to stay in SA until arrest ruling

    Johannesburg: A South African court today issued a temporary ban on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leaving the country after the International Criminal Court (ICC) called for his arrest at a summit of African leaders in Johannesburg. A court statement said it was “compelling respondents to prevent President Omar Al-Bashir from the leaving the country until an order is made in this court”.A hearing in Pretoria High Court is set to take place later today. The

  • Mumbai terror attack, Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi

    Hand over Lakhvi to India or international court: Royce to Pak

    New Delhi: Criticising Pakistan for failure to contain extremist groups, an influential US Senator today asked it to either hand over Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi to India or present him to the International Criminal Court in the Hague for crimes against humanity. Chairman of the powerful US House Foreign Relations Committee Ed Royce also said “certain families in Gulf states” are funding 600 Deobandi schools in Pakistan which was a major cause of concern.

  • Nkorea May Be Restarting Nuke Fuel Reprocessing

    Seoul : North Korea on Thursday threatened to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls US hostility that led to the approval of a landmark UN resolution on its human rights violations. A UN committee on Tuesday adopted the resolution urging the Security Council to refer the North’s rights situation to the International Criminal Court.