Khan warns Putin that no one has “free pass” reminds the Nazi army and Bosnian Serb authorities to avoid prosecution and
MADRID, 17 March (EUROPA PRESS) –
International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Kerim Khan stated that he will continue his duty despite the arrest warrant issued for Russian President Vladimir Putin. “seek cooperation” About the situation in Russia and Ukraine.
“I will ensure that my office (…) fulfills its full responsibility to investigate accusatory and exculpatory situations under the Rome Statute.”Khan drew attention in his statement.
Beyond that, the TPI chief prosecutor confirmed the organization’s previous accusations and insisted on it. “there are good reasons” accusing both President Putin and the Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights of the Russian Federation, Maria Alekseievna Lvova-Belova.
In fact, Khan reported that the events recorded by his Office included deportation. “At least hundreds of children taken from orphanages and daycare centers”many were later adopted on Russian soil, this move even legally facilitated by the Kremlin.
“My office claims that these actions, among others, demonstrate the intent to permanently remove these children from their home country. During these deportations, Ukrainian children were protected under the Fourth Geneva Convention.”added the TPI chief prosecutor.
“We must ensure that those responsible for alleged crimes are held accountable and that children are returned to their families and communities. As I said at the time, we cannot allow children to be treated as spoils of war.”Attorney General Khan concluded.
“NO ONE SHOULD THINK THEY HAVE A FREE PASS”
Later, Khan insisted that no international leader, not even Putin, should think he has any power. “Free pass”because at some point it can be tried by TPE, an organization that does not think of judging ‘in absentia’ and gathers the US CNN chain.
“I think those who think it’s impossible (to be judged) don’t understand the story.”pointed out Khan referring at this point. “great nazi war criminals”former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, Bosnian Serb politician Radovan Karadzic, former Bosnian Serb officer Ratko Mladic, former Liberian President Charles Taylor and former Rwandan Prime Minister Jean Kambanda.
“They were all strong and powerful people, and yet they found themselves in courts whose conduct was tried by independent judges. And this also gives rise to the hope that the law, however difficult, may be supreme.”Khan clinched, who claimed “no one should think they can and could commit genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes with impunity”
The CFI issued an arrest warrant this Friday for Putin and Maria Lvova-Belova accused of committing the war crime of forcible deportation of Ukrainian minors from territories captured during the war that began more than a year ago. regions.
court moments “reasonable grounds” Believing in President Putin “have individual criminal liability” for these crimes, good for their commissions “directly” or because you can’t “exercise adequate control over their civilian and military subordinates who perform the acts”.
Source: Noti Merica