International Criminal Court

South African Official: Arrest Netanyahu for Fighting Hamas

South African Foreign Minister Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor issued a statement on Tuesday calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officers, and other “key decision-makers” for war crimes.

TOPSHOT - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during his visit to an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) centre, at the Palmachim Airbase near the city of Rishon LeZion on July 5, 2023. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP) (Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Afghan Girls Defy Taliban Ban on Education with Secret Schools

Girls in Afghanistan are bypassing the fanatical Taliban’s cruel ban on education for young women by attending secret schools, some of them run by female teachers — an occupation the Taliban also banned after President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal two years ago.

Afghan school girls attend their classroom on the first day of the new school year, in Kabul, Saturday, March 25, 2023. The new Afghan educational year started in Afghanistan, while high school remained closed for girls for the second year after Taliban returned to power in 2021. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

ICC Rejects Uyghur Genocide Case Against China

International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors rejected calls to investigate Chinese government officials for alleged acts of genocide against ethnic Uyghurs, the chief prosecutor’s office said in its annual report Monday.