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Top Saudi official issued death threat against UN's Khashoggi investigator | The Guardian |
A senior Saudi official issued what was perceived to be a death threat against the independent United Nations investigator, Agnès Callamard, after her investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
In an interview with the Guardian, the outgoing special rapporteur for extrajudicial killings said that a UN colleague alerted her in January 2020 that a senior Saudi official had twice threatened in a meeting with other senior UN officials in Geneva that month to have Callamard "taken care of" if she was not reined in by the UN.
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Netanyahu: ICC war crimes probe is 'pure antisemitism' | JPost |
Israel has a stake in Biden administration's decision to lift ICC sanctions
As the Biden administration reengages with the global community, it faces tough decisions about how to deal with the remnants of former President Donald Trump's foreign policy, including sanctions imposed on staff of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
The sanctions were a response to the ICC's investigation of possible war crimes by US forces in Afghanistan. Prominent groups are calling on the Biden administration to lift those sanctions.
But one of America's close allies -- Israel -- is asking the new president to keep them in place.
Why Israel fears the ICC war crimes investigation | The Guardian |
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