International Criminal Court

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Group.png International Criminal Court  
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Formation1 July 2002
HeadquartersThe Hague, Netherlands
Type• legal
• international
Interest ofJohn Bellinger
Membership•  Afghanistan
•  Albania
•  Andorra
•  Antigua and Barbuda
•  Argentina
•  Australia
•  Austria
•  Bangladesh
• Barbados
•  Belgium
•  Belize
•  Benin
•  Bolivia
•  Bosnia and Herzegovina
•  Botswana
•  Brazil
•  Bulgaria
•  Burkina Faso
•  Cambodia
•  Canada
•  Cape Verde
•  Central African Republic
• Chad
•  Chile
•  Colombia
•  Comoros
•  Democratic Republic of the Congo
•  Republic of the Congo
•  Cook Islands
•  Costa Rica
•  Côte d'Ivoire
•  Croatia
•  Cyprus
•  Czech Republic
•  Denmark
•  Djibouti
•  Dominica
•  Dominican Republic
•  East Timor
•  Ecuador
•  El Salvador
•  Estonia
•  Fiji
•  Finland
•  France
•  Gabon
• Gambia
•  Georgia
•  Germany
•  Ghana
•  Greece
•  Grenada
•  Guatemala
•  Guinea
•  Guyana
•  Honduras
•  Hungary
•  Iceland
• Ireland
•  Italy
•  Japan
•  Jordan
•  Kiribati
•  Kenya
•  Latvia
•  Lesotho
•  Liberia
•  Liechtenstein
•  Lithuania
•  Luxembourg
•  Madagascar
•  Malawi
•  Maldives
•  Mali
•  Malta
•  Marshall Islands
•  Mauritius
•  Mexico
•  Moldova
•  Mongolia
•  Montenegro
•  Namibia
•  Nauru
•  Netherlands
•  New Zealand
•  Niger
•  Nigeria
•  North Macedonia
•  Norway
•  Palestine
•  Panama
•  Paraguay
•  Peru
•  Poland
•  Portugal
•  Romania
•  Saint Kitts and Nevis
•  Saint Lucia
•  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
•  Samoa
•  San Marino
•  Senegal
•  Serbia
•  Seychelles
•  Sierra Leone
•  Slovakia
•  Slovenia
•  South Africa
• South Korea
•  Spain
•  Suriname
•  Sweden
•  Switzerland
•  Tanzania
•  Tajikistan
• Trinidad and Tobago
•  Tunisia
•  Uganda
•  United Kingdom
•  Uruguay
•  Vanuatu
•  Venezuela
•  Zambia
An international tribunal to prosecute individuals for war crimes. Neither "international nor a legitimate court, but is most certainly criminal."

The International Criminal Court (ICC), is, wrote Tony Cartalucci in 2019 neither "international nor a legitimate court, but is most certainly criminal. It is an institutionalized tool – one of many – used by Western corporate-financier interests to coerce and control nations across the developing world."[1]

A permanent international tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression (jurisdiction for the crime of aggression[2] beginning in 2017 at the earliest).[3][4]


Map of the world with parties to the International Criminal Court
  International Criminal Court members
  Signed but not ratified and have accepted the court's jurisdiction
  Signed but not ratified
  Neither signed nor acceded

NATO Impunity

The court echoes a wider culture of impunity for NATO members, so, for example, Radovan Karadžić was jailed for 40 years as a war criminal, but George W. Bush and Tony Blair have not even been charged for committing a war of aggression which is widely understood to have been illegal and which even a UK Deputy Prime Minister termed as auch.[5]


Known members

121 of the 122 of the members already have pages here:

Afghanistan"The graveyard of empires" - Afghanistan has a reputation for undoing ambitious military ventures and humiliating would-be aggressors.
AlbaniaA small country in Southeastern Europe.
AndorraA micro state in Europe. An enclave between France and Spain.
Antigua and BarbudaSmall island nation in the Caribbean Sea, formerly part of the British Empire.
ArgentinaSecond biggest country in South America.
AustraliaA large island nation in the southern hemisphere which is pioneering universal surveillance of its citizenry.
AustriaGerman-speaking republic in Central Europe. Since the end of the Cold War, Austria has become increasingly westernised.
Bangladesh8th most populated country in the world. Formerly part of the British Empire.
BarbadosScenic Caribbean island nation. Formerly part of the British Empire
BelgiumFormer European colonial power
BelizeThe only Central American country which is a Commonwealth realm.
BeninFrench speaking country in West Africa.
BoliviaMountainous country in South America. Formerly part of the Spanish Empire.
Bosnia and Herzegovinasmall nation in the Balkans.
BotswanaCountry in Southern Africa. Formerly part of the British Empire, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world.
BrazilVery large and not particularly populous country which has made a priority of biofuels.
BulgariaThe poorest country in the European Union.
Burkina FasoAfrican country; formely part of the French Empire.
CambodiaA Buddhist nation in Indochina.
CanadaIf tar sands are counted, Canada possesses the 3rd largest oil reserves of any nation state.
Cape VerdeAfrican island nation. Independence from Portugal in 1975.
Central African RepublicUnstable, poor African country. They speak Sango and French in the CAR.
ChadArabic and French speaking desert nation in North Africa. Formerly part of the French Empire, Chad has seen instability in recent years.
ChileSpanish-speaking MEDC in South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
ColombiaColombia is an important state in the trafficking of cocaine to North America.
ComorosObscure island nation off the east coast of Africa. A nation formed at a crossroads of different civilisations, The Comoros is noted for its diverse culture.
Costa RicaAn armyless country between Nicaragua and Panama
CroatiaFormerly part of Yugoslavia, Croatia is westernising at a rapid rate, with membership of the European Union and NATO being achieved relatively quickly after independence.
CyprusA small, divided, island in the Mediterranean. Greek Cyrpus was aggressively pushing the COVID-19/Vaccine in May 2021.
Czech RepublicFormerly communist, central European nation.
Côte d'IvoireThe Ivory Coast.
Democratic Republic of the CongoA large country in central Africa, the majority of the former 'Belgian Congo'.
DenmarkMember of the EU, NATO.
Djiboutismall country in East Africa.
Dominican RepublicCaribbean country; shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.
East TimorAn island country in Southeast Asia.
EcuadorOffered asylum to Julian Assange.
EireIsland off the coast of Great Britain. Ireland is a member of the EU but not NATO.
El SalvadorA small Spanish-speaking nation state in Central America. Brutal CIA proxy war in the 1980s
EstoniaEstonia is the most northern of the Baltic States. Formerly part of the USSR, now EU and NATO.
FijiOne of the world's first nation states to mandate Covid vaccination for certain adults.
FinlandNordic country, borders Russia.
FranceA European nation, former colonial power, permanent seat on the UNSC
GabonFrench speaking country on the west coast of Africa.
GambiaThe smallest country in mainland Africa.
GeorgiaA former part of the USSR.
Germany"The economic powerhouse of Europe" - Germany dominates the European Union.
GhanaFormerly known as the "Gold Coast", Ghana has one of the most stable governments in Africa. A member of the African Union and the Commonwealth of Nations
Greece"In 2006... the third biggest arms importer after China and India."
GrenadaA Caribbean island, that had a coup in the 1980s.
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