Venezuela Seeks Investigation by International Criminal Court (ICC) as to Whether U.S. Sanctions Constitute Crimes Against Humanity

Ryan Swan Adopted as part of regime-change operation, sanctions have killed at least 40,000 Venezuelans. Economic coercive measures, commonly known as economic sanctions, are a means of coercive pressure through disruption of trade relations and economic isolation. The use of sanctions under international law is governed chiefly by Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter,…

Earth Calling Karim Khan… No Response

Stephen Karganovic Dereliction of duty would be the most benign explanation for Khan’s and ICC’s negligent conduct. The Bucha false flag scenario is inexorably falling apart just days after it was noisily launched. Not tarrying far behind the “international community” political clowns, whose boiler plate “assessments” of what supposedly happened hit the airwaves within an…

Double Standards at the UN and ICC to Criminalize Russia

Mision Verdad Can the International Criminal Court (ICC) judge Russia? Legally no, but prosecutor Karim Khan has already announced that it will, even if Moscow never ratified the Rome Statute and in 2016 withdrew the symbolic signature it had provided at the origins of this institution. Can a member state be prevented from accessing UN…

‘Operation Enduring Slavery’: Afghan Women Betrayed and Shunned by UN, ICC

Aninda Dey Besides USA and NATO, the United Nations and the International Criminal Court are equally responsible for leaving Afghan women in the lurch after the Taliban takeover. Fully aware of the crimes committed against them by the Taliban, these global bodies have done nothing but pass resolutions expressing concern about women and reiterating their…

Venezuela Details Suffering Caused by US Sanctions in Report to ICC

José Luis Granados Ceja Caracas asked the ICC to open an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by the US through unilateral coercive measures. The Venezuelan government submitted a second report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday detailing the negative impacts of the United States’ unilateral coercive measures. The report is part of Caracas’…

United Nations, International Law and the Responsibility to Protect

Jorge Arreaza Montserrat Analysis of the Subject and its Objectives “Our first objective is to prevent the emergence of a new rival. This is a dominant consideration which must underline the new regional defense strategy and which demands that we strive to prevent any hostile power from dominating a region whose resources could suffice, under…

Duque Regime’s Crimes Against Humanity to Reach ICC

Kawsachun News Scene from a protest in Santiago de Cali on April 29, 2021. Photo: Jahfrann The International Criminal Court (ICC) will soon receive a communication from Bogotá on the crimes against humanity committed by the Ivan Duque regime against Colombian citizens since national strike mobilizations began on April 28th. Senator Iván Cepeda Castro announced…

Still Unsolved: the Great Crime that Triggered the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Jeremy Kuzmarov Remains of plane carrying Rwanda’s President Juvénal Habyarimana whose death triggered the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. [Source: bbc.com] After 27 years, strong evidence implicates Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame and the CIA in the downing of Hutu President Juvénal Habyarimana’s airplane. Just after 8 p.m. on the night of April 6, 1994, two surface-to-air…

Guyana and Venezuela: Neo-imperial Sentences

María Alejandra Díaz Marín The National Territory of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela cannot and may not be ceded, transferred, leased, or in any way alienated, temporarily or partially, to any foreign State or to subjects of international law; This is expressed in our Constitution in Articles 10 and 13 where it defines that “the…

International Criminal Court Announces Investigation into War Crimes in Palestine

Peoples Dispatch Israeli bombing of Gaza, 2014. Photo: FPIF The announcement comes a month after the ICC ruling which declared that it had jurisdiction to conduct an investigation into suspected war crimes in Palestine The International Criminal Court (ICC) will formally open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the occupied Palestinian Territories, its…

Esquibo: Global Britain’s Aggressive Caribbean Colonization Strategy

María Alejandra Díaz Marín Aquatic spaces are essential. Not only for their quality as a source of life and food, but also as a means of communication, their binding role between peoples, and for the wealth and resources they contain, they made international trade possible. “The sea is the beginning of all geography,” wrote Jules…

When Transnationals Cultivate War: The Venezuela-Guyana Case

Misión Verdad The Venezuelan-Guyanese dispute has increased in volume and frequency, the cartelized and globalized media are hovering around the issue with the typical pattern that precedes the attacks by the West on “failed States” to impose “peace and democracy” which, in the long run, will never arrive. On previous occasions, their repeated “information” has…

Guayana Esequiba, a Robbery, Various Courts, and Great Riches

Marco Teruggi The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun the debate to decide whether it has jurisdiction to deal with the request of Guyana with respect to the territory known as Esequibo, which is disputed with Venezuela. What is behind this request? Why is it occurring now and what is does the…

Three Political Fronts Where Chavism Has Taken the Offensive in 2020

Misión Verdad The popular mobilization of women and men in civic-military union and the measures of social protection and promotion are the driving forces of Chavismo. Photo: Archives A crisis that is not only circumstantial or regional, but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches out from the geopolitical to the…

Chile: Sebastian Piñera Invokes a Genocidal Former President to Call for “Unity”

Businessman and President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera Echeñique, criticized and denounced by various international human rights organizations for the systematic violations of human rights in Chile, particularly in the face of the well-known rebellion that began on October 18, 2019, and for the constant repression of Mapuche communities, recalled in his address on May 21…