UK sanctions Russian prison chiefs after activist Navalny’s death

The UK has frozen the assets of six Russian prison bosses in charge of the Arctic penal colony where opposition leader Alexei Navalny died.  The sanctioned individuals will also be banned from travelling to the UK. Western leaders say the blame for Navalny’s death lies with the Russian authorities, including President Putin. UK Foreign Secretary […]

The South African government has called on the International Crime Court (ICC) to issue an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by mid-December

South Africa, along with Bangladesh, Bolivia, Comoros and Djibouti, submitted a referral to the ICC to investigate whether war crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed in Gaza.Minister in the Presidency Khum-budzo Ntsha-vheni said if the ICC did not do this, it would signal a “total failure” of global governance. The South African presidency […]

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a ceasefire in the Gaza war “will not happen” as it would be “to surrender” to Hamas

Netanyahu also told a press conference that other countries must give more help in thestruggle to free more than 230 hostages seized by Hamas in its October 7 attacks.Vowing that Israel would “fight until this battle is won”, Netanyahu assured that hisarmy was going out of its way to “prevent civilian casualties” in Gaza.Meanwhile, UN […]