Rome Statute Current Affairs, GK & News

Crimes against Humanity Missing from India’s Statute Books

Delhi High Court was hearing the case of State v. Sajjan Kumar which relates to the mass killing of Sikhs during the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 in Delhi and throughout the country. Pronouncing the verdict in the case, the Delhi High Court has made the following observations on legal provisions related to crime against humanity ..

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Malaysia joins the International Criminal Court

Malaysia has ratified the Rome Statute making it the 124th State party to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Even though Malaysia had helped to negotiate the Rome Statute, it has been long been reluctant to ratify it. Ratification after 20 years is seen as a welcome move. Why Malaysia has acceded to the Rome Statute after 20 ..

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Philippines withdraws from International Criminal Court

Philippines has announced to withdraw from International Criminal Court (ICC) citing reason of international bias and held that ICC was being utilised as a political tool against it. It will make Philippines only second country to withdraw from the Rome statute, following Burundi in 2017. South Africa attempted to leave in 2016, but its withdrawal ..

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