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12th Apr 2024

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Watchdog calls for ad hoc tribunal into Ukraine war crimes

The Council of Europe called on Thursday for an ad hoc international criminal tribunal to be set up "urgently" to issue international arrest warrants and investigate and prosecute crimes allegedly committed by the Russian military in Ukraine. The call by the Strasbourg-based rights watchdog follows images of alleged atrocities in Bucha and other Ukrainian cities as well as reports of the use of rape and torture as weapons of war.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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