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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to a regional governor via videoconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 21, 2022. The International Criminal Court said Friday it has issued an arrest warrant for Putin and his children's rights commissioner for possible war crimes. Gavriil Grigorov/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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The International Criminal Court issues an arrest warrant for Putin

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In this July 17, 2021, file photo, candles lit by journalists in New Delhi pay tribute to photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan covering clashes between the Taliban and Afghan security forces. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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The draft defines ecocide as "unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts." Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Portraits of alleged victims of the Philippine war on drugs are displayed during a protest on July 22, 2019, in Manila. Richard James Mendoza/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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A World Court Inches Closer To A Reckoning In The Philippines' War On Drugs

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International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, seen here in 2018, has been added to the U.S. Treasury's sanctions list. She is leading the court's investigation into alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. Bas Czerwinski/AP hide caption

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A trio of judges oversees a trial in 2017 at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. Evert Elzinga/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Félicien Kabuga, seen in this undated wanted poster, has been arrested for his alleged role in the Rwandan genocide in 1994. MCT/MCT/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo provided by the Myanmar State Counsellor Office, Aung San Suu Kyi, center, departs from Naypyitaw International Airport in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Sunday. Myanmar State Counsellor Office via AP hide caption

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Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, have rejected a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan and alleged crimes by U.S. forces linked to the conflict. Mike Corder/AP hide caption

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Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, where judges dropped the charges against him. Peter Dejong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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National Security Adviser John Bolton told the Federalist Society on Monday that the International Criminal Court is a threat to American sovereignty and national security. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a statement in Manila in Nov. 2017. Duterte will withdraw the Philippines from the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to a statement released to reporters in Manila on Wednesday. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carla Del Ponte, a former United Nations prosecutor and member of a U.N.-mandated commission of inquiry on the Syria conflict, at a 2013 press conference in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte answers questions from the press at Manila International Airport on March 23. Jude Sabio, a lawyer in the Philippines, has filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court accusing Duterte of crimes against humanity. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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