Court cites lack of cooperation from the US, Taliban and Afghan authorities

Judges at the international criminal court have rejected a request by the court’s top prosecutor to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, a decision described as a “devastating blow for victims”.

In a lengthy written ruling, judges said an investigation “would not serve the interests of justice”; this is because an investigation and prosecution are unlikely to be successful as those targeted, including the United States, Afghan authorities and the Taliban, are not expected to cooperate.

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