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Laos: Show leadership in ASEAN by joining ICC

Global civil society is this month calling on Laos to accede to Rome Statute to end impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Add your voice to our petition urging President Sayasone to join the fight for global … Continue reading

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Malaysia: Show global leadership by joining ICC

With Malaysia sitting on the UN Security Council and chairing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its time to show global leadership by joining the ICC.

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Are ASEAN principles really incompatible with the Rome Statute?

Southeast Asian states often justify not joining the ICC by invoking the principles of non-interference and state sovereignty. But upon closer inspection, this argument is exposed as a means of masking a reluctance to ensure accountability for war crimes, crimes … Continue reading

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