The Worldwide Felony Court docket stated on Could 20 that it’s “profoundly involved” after Russia issued an arrest warrant for a prosecutor and judges who issued a warrant for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.
The ICC referred to as this “unwarranted and unjustified coercive measures,” which it finds “unacceptable.” The courtroom mentioned that Russia’s actions wouldn’t cease it from attempting to carry warfare criminals accountable.
Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan and several other judges had been added to Russia’s wished record as of Could 19, in accordance with the nation’s inside ministry.
In March the ICC issued arrest warrants for Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova, the Russian official overseeing the compelled deportations of over 16,000 Ukrainian kids to Russia.
In its assertion, the ICC wrote that it believes Putin “bears particular person legal duty” because the chief of Russia for the crimes dedicated towards Ukrainian kids.
Russia has kidnapped 1000’s of youngsters, forcibly transferring them into Russia territory.
Some kids who’ve since been liberated and returned to Ukraine spoke of very harsh situations and abuse whereas they had been stored in Russia.
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The Kyiv Independent news desk