Venezuela requests ICC investigation into US sanctions

The Government of Venezuela has requested the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to initiate an investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly committed by the US government on Venezuelan territory by imposing unilateral “unlawful coercive measures” from 2014. The Prosecutor’s statement says she may assign the investigation to the same pre-trial chamber as the 2018 referral made by 6 states, …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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