Hague Court Abandons Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry

April 13, 2019
The New York Times

... human rights advocates assailed the decision as a startling retreat from the court’s purpose of providing war-crimes victims with a means of seeking justice. Some said the language of the court’s decision masked what was effectively a capitulation to the United States.

“With its decision today, the International Criminal Court sends a dangerous message: that bullying wins and that the powerful won’t be held to account,” said Katherine Gallagher, a senior staff lawyer for the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. ...

Read the full piece here.

Last modified 

April 13, 2019