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ICC set to rule on Afghanistan investigation appeal

Mar 05, 2020 - Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -

Judges are set to rule on an appeal by International Criminal Court prosecutors against a decision rejecting an investigation into atrocities committed by all sides in the Afghanistan conflict - including U.S. forces.

Thursday's hearing could clear the way for Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to open a full-blown investigation into alleged crimes by the Taliban, Afghan government forces and U.S. forces at secret detention centers.

At a hearing in December...