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Stoke White
At least four political and military figures from Saudi-led coalition committed unlawful killings in 2016 funeral bombing, says legal complaint Yemeni medics and rescue workers at the hall after Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit a funeral on 8 Lawyers representing relatives of a Yemeni man killed when the Saudi-led coalition bombed a funeral in 2016...
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Lawyers hope the ICC will take on the case of Syrians who fled to Jordan and use it to open proceedings against the Syrian leadership [Ammar Awad/Reuters] Human rights lawyers have urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open a preliminary investigation into alleged mass deportations by Syrian authorities, in an attempt to hold President Bashar al-Assad‘s regime...
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lawyers representing Syrian refugees in Jordan have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Syria for alleged crimes against humanity in what they hope will be a breakthrough after previous initiatives have failed. FILE PHOTO: Syrian refugees collect water at the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, near the border with...
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Thousands of Syrians have been forced to flee to refugee camps RAAD ADAYLEH/AP British lawyers for Syrian refugees will today ask the UN war crimes prosecutor to bring charges against President Assad in what would be a legal first. If accepted, the case would be the first against the Syrian regime to be opened by...
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Human rights lawyers have filed the first cases against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The lawsuits were submitted on behalf of 28 Syrian refugees in Jordan who say they were forced to flee the country. The legal teams are calling on the ICC to investigate possible crimes...
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Human rights lawyers have today filed the first ever case against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and his government at The Hague, after making a “breakthrough” in attempts to hold the regime to account. The lawsuit, which was submitted to the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday, is on behalf of 28...
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International criminal court asked to rule in case brought by 28 people who fled civil war  The international criminal court in The Hague, Netherlands. Photograph: Peter de Jong/AP Syrian refugees who fled to Jordan after being tortured and witnessing massacres have submitted dossiers of evidence to the international criminal court in a novel attempt to...
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Case brought by Rohingya refugees has raised hopes of justice for Syrian refugees too Nearly 80,000 refugees are living at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan ( Reuters ) A group of Syrian refugees has launched a bid to prosecute the Syrian government for war crimes, following a similar move by Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Previous attempts to...
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WASHINGTON Four individuals, including three Americans, have filed a civil suit against Israel, seeking compensatory damages for injuries suffered during an attack aboard a U.S. ship in international waters in 2010. During a Washington press conference Tuesday, the plaintiffs said they wanted compensation for “the harm and distress, injuries and losses caused by the attack”....
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Gaza Freedom Flotilla consisted of Mavi Marmara, Sfendoni, Challenger I, Eleftheri I, Eleftheri Mesogios, Gaza I, and Defne Y ships which were carrying humanitarian aid and construction materials to the people of Gaza faced the illegal attack and intervention of Israeli military forces on 31 May 2010. During the attack and in its aftermath 10...
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