International Criminal Court was supported by 72 countries officials were sanctioned by the United States
November 3, after the US government announced sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC), on the 2nd local time, 72 countries including multiple traditional US allies signed a joint statement expressing their
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According to a report on the Al Jazeera website on the 3rd, 72 countries including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and France, the traditional allies of
United States, signed a joint statement stating that “we once again firmly support the court as an independent and independent A fair judiciary (and exists).
Sanctions are a tool to hold those who commit serious crimes accountable, and should not be targeted at those who seek justice.” The statement also mentioned that any attempt to undermine the independence of the court will not be tolerated.
It is understood that the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague, the Netherlands, was established in 2002 and is responsible for holding criminal responsibility for individuals who have committed genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and crimes of aggression.
Earlier this year, the International Criminal Court launched a war crime investigation against US military personnel in Afghanistan. On September 2, the U.S. government took unprecedented measures against the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Fatou Bensouda (Fatou Bensouda) and another senior official, Phakiso Mochochoko (Phakiso Mochochoko).
Sanctions. The International Criminal Court subsequently condemned that the sanctions adopted by the United States were intended to retaliate against its suspected war crimes in Afghanistan, which was a “serious attack” on the rule of law.