Showing posts with label International Court of Justice. Show all posts
Showing posts with label International Court of Justice. Show all posts

Friday, June 17, 2022

Russia had every right to recognize Donbass republics under UN Charter — Putin - TASS

Russia had every right to recognize the Donbass republics under the UN Charter, President Vladimir Putin said, addressing the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Baku Removes Exhibits from Macabre ‘Trophy Park’ as International Court Begins Hearing Case Against Azerbaijan –

Azerbaijan has confirmed that displays depicting Armenian soldiers and helmets of Artsakh soldiers seized during the 44-Day War have been removed from the notoriously macabre “Trophy Park,” which was inaugurated in Baku last spring as a testament to Azerbaijan’s so-called success in the war.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Iran appeals to UN's top court against US block on frozen funds

Iran has appealed to the UN's highest court against a US Supreme Court ruling that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets must be paid to American victims of terror attacks blamed on Tehran, the tribunal said Wednesday.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Japan vessels return to port after killing 333 whales

Japanese whaling fleet returned to port on Thursday after killing over 300 minke whales in its first Antarctic hunt since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled its whaling program to be illegal in 2014.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

China doesn't object to Jakarta claim to Natunas

China has no objection to Indonesia's sovereignty over the Natuna Islands, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei told a daily news briefing, in response to the dispute over waters off the islands in the South China Sea.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Palestinians submit case of Jewish arson attack to ICC

The Palestinians on Monday submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague the case of Friday's Jewish arson attack on a Palestinian house near the West Bank city of Nablus, which killed an 18-month-old toddler, officials said.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Greece threatens to sue EU institutions to block country’s expulsion from euro zone

Greece may seek a court injunction against the EU institutions to block the country’s expulsion from the euro zone and stop suffocation of the Greek banking system by the European Central Bank, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Monday.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ukraine decides to sue Russia for 'trillions' at courts

 Ukraine will sue Russia at international courts to seek compensation for damage it caused in the country, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Spain court suspends independence 'consultation' in Catalonia

Spain's Constitutional Court on Tuesday suspended a watered-down vote on independence in Catalonia scheduled for Sunday, a move certain to stoke frustration among Catalans, the majority of whom favor a referendum.
Spain's government had asked the court to block the "consultation of citizens" called by Catalonia's government on grounds it was a thinly disguised way to get around the court's suspension of a referendum on secession.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Catalonia Threatens to Take Madrid to International Court Over Independence Vote

Catalan authorities could file a complaint with international courts over Madrid’s refusal to allow an independence vote, Catalonia’s government spokesperson warned on Saturday.

“Once all legal roads on the Spanish soil are exhausted, the Catalan government will go to international courts,” the regional government’s official Francesc Homs said in an interview with Catalunya Radio.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Argentina: US Judge Cannot Hold Country in Contempt of Court

Argentina on Monday asked the Obama administration to stop a federal judge from ordering the country to cease "false and misleading” statements about its recent debt default.

Judge Thomas Griesa in New York on Friday said he would hold the South American country in contempt of court if it continued to say it did not default on its debt July 30.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Argentina calls US to "take responsibility" for Griesa's actions

Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich defended the government’s decision to take Argentina’s claims against the US judiciary to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague saying the Kirchnerite administration has expectations Washington “takes responsibility for its judicial branch.”

“Expectations in the hearings are absolutely negative because (US Judge Thomas) Griesa has showed his partiality. He shows partiality in favour of vulture funds because he has proved clearly ignorance on the debt restructuring mechanism,” the head of ministers told reporters while holding his daily conference at the government house today.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

1,000 east Ukraine residents file applications to Russian investigators for ICC, ECHR

More than 1,000 residents of Ukraine’s embattled eastern regions have filed applications to Russian investigators for the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights, Russian Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said Saturday.

Markin told Itar-Tass that in the framework of a criminal case on the use of banned means and methods of warfare, murders, hindrance to the professional activity of journalists and abductions of people in eastern Ukraine, “over 40 investigators keep working with arrivers from Ukraine.”

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Assad tops list of ICC war crimes suspects. - Only Assad’s name was revealed

A list of 20 sample war crimes indictments of Syrian government officials and rebels has placed President Bashar al-Assad in the top spot, a former international war crimes prosecutor said on Tuesday.
“We have about 20 indictments of those who bear the greatest responsibility. This is a neutral effort. We’re not just going after Assad and his henchman, we are actually documenting all incidents on both sides,” David Crane, an ex-chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and now head of the Syria Accountability Project told Reuters news agency.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Failure to refer Syria to international court opens door to more atrocities, UN experts warn

UN, 30 May 2014 – A group of independent United Nations human rights experts today emphasized that the Security Council’s inability to refer the situation in Syria to the International Criminal Court (ICC) leaves the door wide open for new atrocities in the ongoing conflict.

Despite repeated appeals by senior UN officials for accountability for crimes being committed in Syria, the Council was unable last week to adopt a resolution referring the situation in the war-torn nation to the ICC, due to vetoes by permanent members Russia and China.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Rejected UNSC resolution on Syria attempt to use ICC for intervention

Russia's ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin on Thursday criticized a rejected draft resolution of the UN Security Council on Syria. "We only see the draft resolution rejected today as an attempt to use the International Criminal Court for further fueling political tensions, and ultimately for external military intervention," Churkin said after the vote in the Security Council.

The diplomat stated that "the stake on the military change of regime in Syria at any cost became the original cause for protraction of the crisis and it undermines the Geneva talks."

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Russia would veto referral of Syria to criminal court. - France circulated a draft resolution

Russia would veto a draft U.N. resolution to refer the Syrian war to the International Criminal Court if it comes to a vote in the Security Council, the Interfax news agency quoted Gennady Gatilov, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister as saying on Tuesday.
The announcement came after France circulated a draft resolution to U.N. Security Council members on May 12 that seeks to refer the three-year-old civil war to the ICC for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity, Reuters news agency reported.

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