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ICC to Investigate Alleged British War Crimes



ICC's New Deputy Prosecutor James Stewart sworn in by International Criminal Court (ICC), Photo Courtesy of International Criminal Court

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 22:17 p.m. DST, 14  May 2014 The International Criminal Court (ICC) will launch a preliminary investigation of alleged war crimes committed by British troops during the years of 2003 – 2008. The claim being analyzed is that there were 52 cases of unlawful killing and more than 170 […]

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Thomas Lubanga, Congolese War Lord Convicted


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Thomas Lubanga Convicted by Hague, Photo by ICC-CPI

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 17:10 PM EDT, 10 July 2012 THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Six years after the government of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) handed Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, over to The Hague for trial, and three years after the start of his trial, Lubanga has finally been received a verdict of 14 years […]

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Dutch-Moroccan ‘Lover Boy’ Pimps


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Female Sex Slave (Cropped), Photo by Ira Gelb

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:46 p.m. EDT, 17 May 2012 NETHERLANDS – Al Jazeera reported on the release of a film about the explosive increase in the Netherlands of forced prostitution of girls as young as 12 by their Dutch-Moroccan ‘boyfriends.’ The film by Julia Rooke and Caroline Pare features Ibrahim, a Dutch-Moroccan social […]

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Warlord Charles Taylor Convicted



Charles Taylor, Former Liberian Pres., War Lord, Photo by DTN

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:55 PM EDT, 26 April 2012 THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Today, Charles Taylor, 64, former Liberian President and accused warlord was convicted by The Special Court for Sierra Leone, in The Hague, the Netherlands. He was found guilty of 11 counts of war crimes, including murder, rape, and sexual slavery. […]

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