AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - International Criminal Court judges asked South Africa on Thursday to send representatives to a hearing next year to determine whether it had breached its obligation to arrest Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir in June.
The International Criminal Court hears that Dominic Ongwen, accused of crimes against humanity, deliberately chose to remain in the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Uganda's president has approved the military action which caused 116 deaths in an assault on the royal palace in the western Rwenzori kingdom last weekend. Show More Summary
Dominic Ongwen, who was kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army when he was a boy, pleaded not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda. He was nicknamed the White Ant.
Dressed in a grey suit, light pink shirt and blue tie, Dominic Ongwen responded with a despairing plea when asked by judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) whether he plead guilty to any of the 70 counts of war crimes and crimes...Show More Summary
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Ugandan man accused of being a senior commander in the infamous Lord's Resistance Army pleaded not guilty to murder, rape and other charges on Tuesday, telling the International Criminal Court he had been a victim of the guerrilla group.
Former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen Tuesday becomes the first member of Uganda's brutal Lord's Resistance Army to go on trial in a landmark case before the International Criminal Court keenly watched by thousands of victims. Show More Summary
A case challenging the South African government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) went before a court on Monday. The challenge was lodged by the country's main opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA).
Democratic Alliance opposition party challenges government over move to withdraw from International Criminal Court.
President Duterte’s plan to “kill all” the country’s suspected drug users and dealers has many foreign critics, including the United States, the European Parliament and the International Criminal Court. It now has at least one high profile supporter: Donald Trump, at least according to Duterte. In a statement, Duterte on Saturday shared details of a […]
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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who has a warrant out for his arrest issued by the International Criminal Court, joined the chorus of autocratic leaders expressing optimism in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump's victory. InShow More Summary
(CAIRO) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes in Darfur, voiced his support Tuesday for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, saying dealing with him will be “much easier”. Trump “focuses on the interests of the American citizen, as opposed to those who talk about democracy, human rights…
Philippines president blasts calls for his trial at the international criminal court over bloody crackdown on drugs.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at what he called “bullshit” Western threats to seek his indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his role in a bloody crackdown on drugs. Police figures show Duterte’s...Show More Summary
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Tuesday put foreigners fighting with Islamic State jihadists on notice that she was seeking ways of bringing to justice those behind crimes in Syria and Iraq. Neither Syria orShow More Summary
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court will probe the trafficking of migrants out of Libya to see if there is evidence of war crimes, the chief prosecutor told AFP Tuesday. With the situation in Libya "deteriorating," Fatou Bensouda said "my office is planning to make Libya a priority in investigations" in the coming year. Show More Summary
SRE AMBEL DISTRICT, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A group of farmers who survived the Khmer Rouge's notorious "Killing Fields" genocide in Cambodia are at the center of a landmark legal case that could change the way global corporations manage large-scale land acquisitions, experts say.
Angelina Jolie has finally surfaced since filing for divorce from Brad Pitt. Jolie has been laying low since late September, according to Us Weekly. Jolie recorded a video message on behalf of the International Criminal Court on Friday, November 18. Show More Summary
This is big!! Angelina Jolie made her first official statement in months this week, delivering a taped video message that was played at the Hague, in the Netherlands, and concerned the International Criminal Court's new policy on crimes against children. Related: Brad Pitt Cleared Of Child Abuse Allegations The speech itself was recorded to coincide with the [...]
Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since announcing her split from Brad Pitt — and it was in court! Jolie, 41, recorded a video message for the International Criminal… READ ON