UN Court Pauses Pretrial Hearing in African War Crimes Case

A preliminary hearing in the International Criminal Court to decide whether to hold a trial for two former African officials accused of human rights violations was halted abruptly Wednesday, as the judges called for written responses from prosecutors.

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Lawyers Call EU Immigration Policies Crimes Against Humanity

More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European immigration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the International Criminal Court to address the case.

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