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Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance - The New York Times

Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance - The New York Times | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
In announcing tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump bypassed the body founded 23 years ago to keep the peace in global commerce.
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'Mass murder' complaint filed against Philippines' President Duterte at ICC

'Mass murder' complaint filed against Philippines' President Duterte at ICC | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Filipino lawyer Jude Sabio launches action over ‘terrifying, gruesome and disastrous’ drug war that has left more than 7,000 people dead
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Is the International Criminal Court Crumbling Before Our Eyes?

Is the International Criminal Court Crumbling Before Our Eyes? | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
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Jean-Pierre Bemba sentenced to 18 years in prison by international criminal court

Jean-Pierre Bemba sentenced to 18 years in prison by international criminal court | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Former DRC vice-president convicted for his part in campaign of rape and murder in Central African Republic from 2002-03
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Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanity

Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanity | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Verdict in Senegal makes Habre first former head of state to be convicted of the charge by the courts of another country
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Not ICC, but HRW
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How Powerful Is The Yakuza? - YouTube

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What is the UN general assembly?

What is the UN general assembly? | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
As it celebrates its 70th annual session this autumn by launching the sustainable development goals, we look at the general assembly’s history and purpose
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Why the yakuza are not illegal

Why the yakuza are not illegal | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
THE Yamaguchi-Gumi, one of the world's largest and most ferocious gangs, is estimated to earn over $6 billion a year from drugs, protection, loan-sharking,...
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70 years and half a trillion dollars later: what has the UN achieved?

70 years and half a trillion dollars later: what has the UN achieved? | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
The United Nations has saved millions of lives and boosted health and education across the world. But it is bloated, undemocratic – and very expensive.
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Even at the International Criminal Court, some will always be above the law

Even at the International Criminal Court, some will always be above the law | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
The ICC's decision to not prosecute Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta shows how hard international justice is.
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International Criminal Court opens investigation into Israeli-Palestinian conflict

International Criminal Court opens investigation into Israeli-Palestinian conflict | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
The International Criminal Court opened an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories, thrusting it into one of the world's most chronic, heated conflicts and opening a path to possible charges against Israelis or Palestinians.
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Nice idea, now make it work

Nice idea, now make it work | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
EXPECT righteous indignation, laced with racial animosity, at the week-long annual deliberations of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that kick off in New York...
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Off the hook?

Off the hook? | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Kenyatta’s prospects brighten THE two leading Kenyans facing prosecution at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague were once mortal enemies whose...
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Peacekeepers in name only

Peacekeepers in name only | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
SINCE the end of August, more than half of the 1m Rohingyas in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar have fled across the border to Bangladesh. The flight of the Muslim minority group is the quickest mass departure of people from any country since the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.
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Australia fails in attempt to block Timor-Leste maritime boundary case

Australia fails in attempt to block Timor-Leste maritime boundary case | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Australia forced to take part in conciliation at the Hague over maritime border in relation to area that contains an estimated $40bn worth of oil and gas
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The Prosecutor and the President

The Prosecutor and the President | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
The International Criminal Court embodied the hope of bringing warlords and demagogues to justice. Then Luis Moreno-Ocampo took on the heir to Kenya’s most powerful political dynasty.
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Exclusive: The International Criminal Court Really Wishes Djibouti Had Arrested an Accused War Criminal

Exclusive: The International Criminal Court Really Wishes Djibouti Had Arrested an Accused War Criminal | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Exclusive: The International Criminal Court Really Wishes Djibouti Had Arrested an Accused War Criminal « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Fatou Bensouda opens war crimes case against Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, said to have ordered or carried out the destruction of nine mausoleums
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Boris Johnson is wrong: in the 21st century, sovereignty is always relative

Boris Johnson is wrong: in the 21st century, sovereignty is always relative | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
TODAY the commentariat, and almost no one else, has been waiting excitedly for Boris Johnson to show his colours in Britain’s upcoming EU referendum. The great...
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On the sovereignty of states in modern politics.  Terrific article.

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Russian vetoes are putting UN security council's legitimacy at risk, says US

Russian vetoes are putting UN security council's legitimacy at risk, says US | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Warning over body’s failure to act on Syria and Ukraine comes on top of wider criticism of its structure and the permanent members’ veto rights
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Vetoed! What's wrong with the UN security council – and how it could do better | World news | The Guardian

Watch United Nations power brokers – including the Russian, UK and US representatives to the UN – discuss its failings and how to fix them
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Bargaining chips

Bargaining chips | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it

O“WHEN you’ve already settled the price of the car, there’s no point quibbling over whether the gas tank is full.” Thus did Roberto Azevedo, director-general...

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Anger over Armenia

Anger over Armenia | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
AS THIS weekend's rupture between the Vatican and the Turkish government demonstrated, upsetting people has become an integral part of being pope these days. On...
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On the Vatican's unique diplomatic power.

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Why the WTO still matters

Why the WTO still matters | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Despite sluggishness in the world economy, global trade reached an astonishing US$23 trillion last year. The World Trade Organization has been the primary guarantor of this extraordinary growth in global…
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Fatou Bensouda: the truth about the ICC and Gaza

Fatou Bensouda: the truth about the ICC and Gaza | SSSC Politics Actors | Scoop.it
Fatou Bensouda: Under the laws of the Hague court, my office can only investigate alleged war crimes in Palestine if it grants us jurisdiction in its territory. It has not done so
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