ICC submission calls for prosecution of EU over migrant deaths – An Op-Ed by Jens Dieckmann

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Associate Member of 9 Bedford Row International, Jens Dieckmann, has written an opinion piece for ECRE (European Council on Refugees and Exiles). Jens writes about a legal submission from the ICC (International Criminal Court) that calls for the European Union and its member states to be prosecuted for the deaths of thousands of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean whilst fleeing Libya.

Click the following link to read the op-ed:

https://www.ecre.org/op-ed-the-eu-at-the-dock-for-crimes-against-humanity/

A link to the submission can be found below:

https://www.ecre.org/icc-submission-seeks-to-hold-the-eu-accountable-for-creation-of-worlds-deadliest-migration-route/

A number of news outlets reported on the submission, including The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2019/jun/03/icc-submission-calls-for-prosecution-of-eu-over-migrant-deaths

 

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