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Neither did Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, Belarus, Cuba, Nicaragua, etc.

Here's the map: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Criminal_Court#/...

The ICC is no better than the US. It's selective justice, to further political ends.


For example, I find it incredibly hard to believe there aren't more than a few Palestinian war criminals (regardless of any opinion of the justness -or not- of their "struggle", each side should admit there are more than a few immoral actions committed on both sides), for example, yet we see zero action. ALL the prosecuted individuals from former Yugoslavia are from one particular side of the conflict ... it is completely absurd. The same can be said for half the countries listed, no shortage of genocides committed by these people. Those are just the things that really jump out at me.

Here's another thing: there are plenty of war criminals in the Netherlands. Even their home country, the Netherlands, has refused to persecute people involved in:

1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rawagede_massacre

2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rengat#The_Rengat_massacre

3) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srebrenica_massacre

The Dutch state has chosen to protect both individuals, commanders and the chain of command in military and government in each case. Do I really need to point out that this directly contradicts the rules of the UN and the statutes of the ICC as well as Dutch law ? It seems redundant at this point.

And if you look to Dutch history, the role of the Dutch Royal family in hundreds of genocides ... this is not going to improve your opinion of the country (which the Royal family still more or less controls).

Here's what the Dutch do to war criminals:


Note the applause.

So can we please stop pretending any kind of justice can be had from the ICC ? This is a joke in very bad taste.

Yeah, Africans are also complaining that there are too many Africans among the prosecuted. But it's not like there's an alternative. Either we have ICC and at least some war criminals get prosecuted or we have nothing. Take your pick :/

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