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Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:02 PM

World Court orders Russia to cease military operations in Ukraine

Source: Reuters

REUTERS

AMSTERDAM, March 16 (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Russia on Wednesday to stop the military actions it started in Ukraine on Feb. 24.

"The Russian Federation shall immediately suspend the military operations that it commenced on Feb 24, 2022 in the territory of Ukraine," the judges said.

The judges added Russia must also ensure that other forces under its control or supported by Moscow should not continue the military operation.

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/world/world-court-orders-russia-cease-military-operations-ukraine-2022-03-16/?utm_source=reddit.com

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Reply World Court orders Russia to cease military operations in Ukraine (Original post)
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 OP
Ocelot II Mar 2022 #1
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 #2
mopinko Mar 2022 #9
LuvLoogie Mar 2022 #21
L. Coyote Mar 2022 #12
OrangeJoe Mar 2022 #29
burrowowl Mar 2022 #40
L. Coyote Mar 2022 #3
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 #5
SheltieLover Mar 2022 #4
oldsoftie Mar 2022 #6
Ocelot II Mar 2022 #7
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 #10
mopinko Mar 2022 #11
hlthe2b Mar 2022 #17
ck4829 Mar 2022 #8
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 #15
ck4829 Mar 2022 #16
Mr. Evil Mar 2022 #23
marie999 Mar 2022 #27
mopinko Mar 2022 #13
KS Toronado Mar 2022 #33
Traildogbob Mar 2022 #14
Justice matters. Mar 2022 #37
Traildogbob Mar 2022 #38
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 2022 #18
Texin Mar 2022 #19
onetexan Mar 2022 #20
AZLD4Candidate Mar 2022 #22
Ray Bruns Mar 2022 #24
Wicked Blue Mar 2022 #39
Stainless Mar 2022 #25
leftieNanner Mar 2022 #26
EndlessWire Mar 2022 #28
LetMyPeopleVote Mar 2022 #30
Stuart G Mar 2022 #31
YoshidaYui Mar 2022 #32
colorado_ufo Mar 2022 #34
mopinko Mar 2022 #35
monkeyman1 Mar 2022 #36

Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:03 PM

1. Great, but how do they expect to enforce that order?

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:04 PM

2. They can't nt

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:11 PM

9. only in the court of public opinion for now, but it is VERY important.

every arrow in the quiver matters.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:56 PM

21. This.

I agree

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:13 PM

12. Anyone violating the order is subject to war crimes prosecution. Won't happen today, however ...

take the case of Serbia for example, in due course war criminals were prosecuted and punished. Sadly, some of them run the country today after killing democracy and we should learn from that trajectory the importance of prosecuting all of them, not just the leader.

Brexit Buster
It was only a matter of time before we got a Spiked! article decrying the ICC in relation to war criminal Putin. In fact identical arguments were made in 1999 about Milosevic. Yet after his ousting, his own people handed him over to The Hague, although he died during the trial.



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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 02:03 PM

29. USA not a member

Especially since we're not even a member of the World Court.

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Response to OrangeJoe (Reply #29)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 08:31 PM

40. Nor is the US a member of the ICC in the Hague and nor are

we signatory of the Human Rights Charter crafted by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:04 PM

3. Biden may mention this in his speech in a few minutes, I would hope.

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Response to L. Coyote (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:06 PM

5. Thanks! nt

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:05 PM

4. Excellent! 👏👏👏👏

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:07 PM

6. Could have made this announcement a couple weeks ago. nt

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:10 PM

7. It has no teeth, though.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:11 PM

10. Putin will have to go stand in a corner for 35 minutes

and no dessert

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:13 PM

11. it's one arrow in the quiver.

and once the shooting does stop, it's straight to the haugue.
might not matter to pootie, but i'm thinkin it matters to the surviving generals.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:20 PM

17. Not now, certainly, but Hermann Goering, Rudolph Hess, Von Riddentropp, Martin Bormann and others

Last edited Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:13 PM - Edit history (1)

at Nuremberg might beg to differ... And the Hague's most notorious practitioner of Yugoslavian genocide, Slobodan Milošević, as well.

If Russians get sufficiently fed up with Putin, it is not out of the question that he could be turned over to face war crimes charges.

Right now, it does only add to the official response and record, but given the propaganda war being waged, that is helpful

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:10 PM

8. Rogue nation with nukes

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Response to ck4829 (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:15 PM

15. I would like to see Russia forced to give up its nukes

and lose its UN Security Council vote

Also they would need to give Karelia and Ingria back to Finland, give Pskov back to Estonia, and give back whatever other territory was seized by the Soviet Union in the 1940s and beyond.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Reply #15)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:16 PM

16. Yep

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Response to Wicked Blue (Reply #15)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:07 PM

23. Works for me.



I'd go one step further. Russia should be splintered into pieces and never allowed to exist ever again.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #23)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:54 PM

27. Germany was split up but came back.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:14 PM

13. might not matter to pootie, but the generals are watching.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #13)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 02:48 PM

33. Yes the Generals are watching

and they might be nervous about being charged with war crimes, that might be the solution to getting
rid of Putler, go after the Generals.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:14 PM

14. Good one

That will go over like a subpoena to trump, Meadows, Green, Bimbo Boebert or Gym Jordon. The courts will allow him to delay as long as a trump case. By then,🌍🚀💥🌚.
No worries, the billionaires can take their rockets up for 15 minutes and when they return the world will be theirs with no nasty poor folk around.
Wonder if Mar-A-Lardo has a bomb shelter. Or they think they have immunity to radiation, like they do laws?

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Response to Traildogbob (Reply #14)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 05:37 PM

37. But after there's nothing left to eat, will they eat each other?

And then, what will the sole survivor's daily menu be??

Radiation kills everything. Nuclear winter kills all.

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Response to Justice matters. (Reply #37)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 05:49 PM

38. Everything

No 15 minute trip into NEARLY outer space in a penis mobile will save them.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:39 PM

18. 'Stop this war immediately': NATO chief tells Putin, says military alliance has been strengthened

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "immediately" stop the war in Ukraine, adding that his efforts to undermine the alliance had failed.

"President Putin must stop this war immediately [and] engage in diplomacy in good faith," Stoltenberg said at an extraordinary meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels, Belgium.

At the same time, he said the military alliance had agreed to double down on its support for Ukraine, providing further military supplies, financial help and humanitarian aid.

Stoltenberg said that member states would expand their defenses across land, air, sea and space in response to the "new reality for our security," and applauded new financing commitments from Germany and Denmark.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/stop-this-war-immediately-nato-chief-tells-putin-says-military-alliance-has-been-strengthened/ar-AAV8UwX

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:40 PM

19. I'm sure Putin will get right on that.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 12:41 PM

20. Reparations for the cost of billions in destruction the russians have inflicted upon UKR must be

made. Not to mention the disruption of their economy w devastating effects for years to come, the lives lost, the immense suffering, the wounded, the families broken up... How will the UKR be made whole again?

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:05 PM

22. No teeth, no enforcement ability, no punishment for disobeying.

Kellogg-Briand version 2.0

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:08 PM

24. Maybe Susan Collins can send them a sternly worded letter.

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Response to Ray Bruns (Reply #24)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 06:40 PM

39. oh nooooooo

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:31 PM

25. Charge And Trial In Absentia In The Hague......

Evidence of guilt is overwhelming and undeniable. Sentence Putrid to death and put a large bounty on his head. Place "Wanted: Dead or Alive" notices in every country to get peoples attention. Maybe even a Russian will claim the Bounty!


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Response to Stainless (Reply #25)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:37 PM

26. Would rather put him in one of his nasty prisons

Siberia. A tiny concrete cell with no windows. Solitary.

Put a cyanide pill on the table and give him the choice.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 01:59 PM

28. Hoisted with their own petard

Chickenshit Russia declined to appear at the Hague to defend themselves, but had sent a letter on March 7th with a response. The Court (with 15 judges; that's how many the US needs now) went through the requirements of jurisdiction which enabled them to make a provisional ruling. They cited numerous times the Russian representative had appeared before the UN to seek action on Ukraine, what they said about various matters, and therefore concluded, amongst other things, that they did indeed have jurisdiction to hear the case, that all the criteria required for the case had been considered and that it passed muster.

By a vote of 13 to 2, the ICJ ordered Russia to cease and desist all of what it's doing (making war in Ukraine.) Ukraine won all of what it asked the Court to do. It seemed that there was more to consider, but Ukraine had only asked the Court to make a judgment on the genocide aspect of the war, under that treaty (or whatever it is.)

While the ICJ can't exactly order any physical reaction to the war, this is a huge victory for Ukraine in the court of international opinion, and will set the stage for hauling Putin and his cronies off to jail.

I am hoping that the UN kicks Russia out of the UN. The decision today might possibly set the framework for that (?) as the UN is getting fed up. I know that it might set a precedent for actions against each other, but they can't get any work done on this issue with Russia having a veto. It is absurd to think that one nation can interfere with the vote on what it itself is doing. They should be required to abstain. They are probably not holding the chair legitimately, anyway. This has tainted all the decisions made with them as a member, and certainly will going forward.

This is an important provisional decision today. More to come.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 02:15 PM

30. Russia is committing war crimes

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Response to LetMyPeopleVote (Reply #30)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 02:20 PM

31. Putin's response: .bomb the theather.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 02:46 PM

32. oh yeah that will do it... ARE you kidding me??

Do you think the Russian Military will just stop like that and pick up their toys and go home?? I bet Putin is laughing at the court while he FLIPS THEM THE BIRD.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 03:00 PM

34. At least we can stop hearing about "investigation into possible war crimes" and other whitewashing

that is constantly used, despite the fact that anyone with a television set can see with their own eyes this genocidal horror. Russia needs to immediately cease and withdraw, or it is automatically indicted with war crimes; no drawn out investigation necessary.

Does Putin care? I doubt it, but his generals, ministers, advisors, and oligarchs certainly might.

Perhaps it would be a good time for broadcast television to replay the movie, "Judgment at Nuremberg." Maybe Anonymous can get it aired on Russian TV, with Russian subtitles.

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #34)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 04:00 PM

35. gmta. that exact thought crossed my mind.

like i said above, pootie might not care, but the generals are watching.
and so are the people. all.over.the.world.

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Wed Mar 16, 2022, 05:17 PM

36. that's like a fart in a wind storm !

 

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