ICC Arrest Warrant for Vladimir Putin for “Kidnapping Ukrainian Children” Borders on Ridicule

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ByProf Michel Chossudovsky

Global Research, April 18, 2023

Updated on April 2, 2023

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issuedarrest warrantsfor PresidentVladimir Putinand his Children’s Rights commissioner,Maria Lvova-Belova,over the alleged “unlawful kidnapping of Ukrainian children’. According to the I.C.C:

“there are reasonable grounds to believe that each suspect bears responsibility for the war crime ofunlawful deportationof population and that ofunlawful transfer of populationfrom occupied areas of Ukraine to the Russian Federation, inprejudice of Ukrainian children.” (emphasis added)

The I.C.C. accusation directed againstVladimir Putinof “kidnapping” or “deportation” of Ukrainian children borders on ridicule.

The president of the I.C.C.Piotr Hofmanski(see below) refers to theGeneva Convention, without the foggiest understanding of the rights ofcivilians in a war zone.

The Azov Battalion as well as Ukrainian forces have routinely bombed civilians in Donbass since 2014.The…

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