Netanyahu “Optimistic” Israel Can Use Political Pressure To Shut Down ICC War Crimes Probe — Prepare For Change – February 23, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

(Prepare For Change)  Netanyahu’s frenzied lobbying efforts to halt the ICC probe suggests that the probe greatly worries him, particularly as he has linked his current reelection bid to illegal acts like his planned annexation of the West Bank.

By Whitney Webb,

TEL AVIV — Since the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced it would investigate war crimes committed by Israel in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank last December, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been attempting to rally Israel’s allies in a multilateral effort to stop the ICC’s probe. →

Read more via Netanyahu “Optimistic” Israel Can Use Political Pressure To Shut Down ICC War Crimes Probe — Prepare For Change

Israel fears ICC could issue global arrest warrants for top officials — report — Prepare For Change – December 24, 2019

PM, defense ministers, IDF chiefs, low-level soldiers could all face prosecution if probe launched; minister: Netanyahu should give PA ultimatum — pull ICC appeal or be torn down

By Jacob Magid,

(Prepare For Change)  Israel fears the International Criminal Court’s decision to move forward with a potential investigation into crimes allegedly committed in the Palestinian territories by Israel will open up current and former government officials and military personnel to prosecution on the global stage, according to a report Saturday. →

Read more & videos: “Palestinians Welcome International Criminal Court Probe Into Israeli War Crimes” (2:09) and “What will a war crimes probe in the Palestinian Territory achieve? | Inside Story” (25:15) via  — Prepare For Change

Trump Administration Imposes Visa Ban on ICC Staff Probing US War Crimes — March 16, 2019

By Jessica Corbett

Human rights defenders expressed outrage on Friday after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed that the Trump administration is revoking or denying visas for any International Criminal Court (ICC) personnel who try to investigate or prosecute U.S. officials or key allies for potential war crimes.

Read more & video: “Secretary Pompeo Delivers Remarks to the Media” (7:16): Trump Administration Imposes Visa Ban on ICC Staff Probing US War Crimes 

The United Nations (UN) Is Turning A Blind Eye To Child Rape Within Its Own Ranks — Humans Are Free – December 31, 2018

Google ‘UN sexual abuse’ and see just how much comes up and for how long it comes up. See for how long Kofi Anan, Ban Ki Moon and now Antonio Guterres have been saying ‘something must be done’by Andrew MacLeod, guest writerThe United Nations is raping children. The facilitation of these child rapes is in…Read more

via The United Nations (UN) Is Turning A Blind Eye To Child Rape Within Its Own Ranks — Humans Are Free

Top Secret: Deep State War Crimes Cover-Up in Rwanda — Covert Geopolitics – October 23, 2018

The United States and its allies are experts at covering their crimes and finding scapegoats to take the blame for them. They are doing it now with their disinformation campaigns against Russia, China, Iran, Venezuela, North Korea, and Syria. The show trials at the UN’s Yugoslav tribunal, the ICTY, were all about covering-up NATO’s war…..Read more

via Top Secret: Deep State War Crimes Cover-Up in Rwanda — Covert Geopolitics

The Catholic Church’s Grim History of Ignoring Priestly Pedophilia – and Silencing Would-be Whistleblowers — October 9, 2018

By Brian Clites, Case Western Reserve University Widespread public shock followed the recent release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report that identified more than 1,000 child victims of clergy sexual abuse. In fact, as I know through my research, the Vatican and its American bishops have known about the problem of priestly pedophilia since at…..Read more

via The Catholic Church’s Grim History of Ignoring Priestly Pedophilia – and Silencing Would-be Whistleblowers —

The United States May Be Charged With War Crimes In Afghanistan — November 9, 2017

The Anti-Media – The Hague, Netherlands — A prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) is pursuing a war crimes investigation against the United States for its conduct in Afghanistan following the 9/11 terror attacks. Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said last year that the U.S. military and CIA could be guilty of war crimes for its torture of…Read more

via The United States May Be Charged With War Crimes In Afghanistan — Collective Evolution