Because of the Afghanistan investigation: Trump allows penalties against employees of the International criminal court

The American President Donald Trump has approved sanctions against employees of the International criminal court, the investigating American security forces or

Because of the Afghanistan investigation: Trump allows penalties against employees of the International criminal court

The American President Donald Trump has approved sanctions against employees of the International criminal court, the investigating American security forces or prosecuted. Of any property of the Affected in the United States can be frozen, such as from a on Thursday from the White ruling published Trumps show. The International criminal court in The Hague had made in March, the way for investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan – free against the employee of the American secret service, the CIA.

The White house said that the President had also approved the extension of visa restrictions against members of the criminal court and their families. The United States would take every necessary measure to protect its citizens and allies against unjustified prosecution by the court. On Thursday, Minister Mike Pompeo, Minister of defense Mark Esper, attorney General William Barr and the National security adviser, Robert O'brien wanted the outside to comment.

The International criminal court for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide followed. 123 States have ratified the basic Treaty of the court, the so-called Roman statutes. The United States is not a Contracting state of the court of justice and reject this for years strictly.

The judges in The Hague had ruled in March that in the framework of investigations into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan against CIA employees could be. Store alleged war crimes in the alleged secret prison of the American armed forces outside of Afghanistan, the prosecution may determine also officially. Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had asked the judges permission, against those Responsible for torture, arbitrary killings, sexual violence and other war crimes that have been committed in connection with the war in Afghanistan since 2003.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 08:21

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