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Israel faces undeniable war crimes evidence at ICC

Palestinian girl in front of Gaza bombed by Israel

The Palestinian Authority has submitted the first evidence of alleged Israeli war crimes committed during the Gaza conflict in 2014 to the International Criminal Court, seeking to accelerate the investigation of these abuses. After meeting the ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said that he had …

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Human Rights Watch: Israeli soldiers shoot fleeing civilians

Palestinians carry the bodies of fellow Palestinians in the east of Khan Younis

Israeli forces in the southern Gaza town of Khuza’a fired on and killed civilians in apparent violation of the laws of war in several incidents between July 23 and 25, 2014. Deliberate attacks on civilians who are not participating in the fighting are war crimes. Seven Palestinians who had fled Khuza’a …

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Citizens arrest attempted on war criminal Tony Blair

Bush and Blair war criminals

Tony Blair’s tenure as prime minister of the UK has been over for nearly seven years now, but some Britons are still extremely upset at him. One British poll from last year even found that a fifth of the country thinks that Blair and his partner in war George W. …

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Victims of US drone strike testify before Congress

Rafiq ur Rehman drone victim

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raKl5lO82js[/youtube]   The victims of a drone strike alleged to be launched last year by the United States spoke to members of Congress on Tuesday and urged the US government to stop killing civilians with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles. Rafiq ur Rehman, a primary school teacher from North …

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Iraq veteran kills himself after being ordered to commit “war crimes”

Daniel Somers

Iraq war veteran Daniel Somers committed suicide following an arduous battle with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that was caused by his role in committing “crimes against humanity,” according to the soldier’s suicide note. Somers was assigned to a Tactical Human-Intelligence Team (THT) in Baghdad which saw him involved in …

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11 children killed by NATO airstrike

NATO kills children

Afghan villagers sit near the bodies of children who they said were killed during an air strike in Kunar province April 7, 2013. A NATO airstrike has killed 11 children and one woman in the East of Afghanistan, report local officials. A house collapsed during the attack, causing the casualties …

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Citizens’ campaign to arrest Blair continues

Tony Blair

Citizens band together to arrest former British prime minister over involvement in Iraq’s invasion a decade ago. It was only as David Cronin saw Tony Blair and his entourage striding towards him that he finally plucked up the courage to go through with his plan to attempt to arrest the …

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NATO backed rebels use chemical weapons in Syria


The militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria have been using chemical weapons, official SANA news agency says, adding that at least 15 people were killed in a chemical attack in the northwestern city of Aleppo. “Terrorists fired a rocket containing chemical substances in the Khan …

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