US imposes sanctions on ICC chief prosecutor in 'stunning' and 'unprecedented' move

September 16, 2020
Yahoo News

...Katherine Gallagher, a human rights lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights, described the move as “unprecedented”. “To see ICC prosecutors listed on OFAC (The Office of Foreign Assets Control) sanctions list bc (sic) of investigations of war crimes & crimes against humanity is simply incredible. Shame,” she tweeted.

“Pompeo said designations were being made because the #ICC ‘continues to target Americans.’ There has been NO movement in the investigation of US torture - at least that I as a legal representative has seen. Instead, Afghanistan situation is on hold, pending decision on deferral.” ...

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