Posts Tagged ‘International Criminal Court’

International Criminal Court won’t charge Benedict XVI

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The International Criminal Court has turned down a bid to bring charges against Pope Benedict XVI for crimes against humanity. The court found “no basis” for an investigation of the charges brought by groups representing sex-abuse victims, who had claimed that the Vatican perpetuated the molestation of children. The lawyer for the Holy See had Read more

International Criminal Court examining eugenics in NZ

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Life itself is a basic human right that is deserving of all humanity. But sadly in our country eugenics is denying that right to a group of individuals based on their genetic difference. Mr Mike Sullivan, spokesperson for Saving Downs says “The situation is so serious here that the International Criminal Court is now carrying Read more

Pope accused of crimes against humanity

Friday, September 16th, 2011

A group representing victims of sexual abuse has lodged a formal declaration with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing Pope Benedict and three Vatican officials of crimes against humanity. Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) allege that Vatican officials tolerated and enabled the systematic and widespread concealing of rape and child sex crimes. “If the Read more