The New York Times has a long (and excellent) article up today detailing the International Criminal Court’s failed effort to prosecute Kenya’s leaders for the 2007-2008 election violence. I didn’t want to read it, but then DID read it. Join me, as… Continue Reading ?
For over a year, French industrial company Lafarge indirectly financed Daesh terrorists in Syria, Le Monde newspaper wrote on Tuesday. In an interview with Sputnik, Emmanuel Daoud, a specialist in international criminal law, commented on the issue.
The International Criminal Court embodied the hope of bringing warlords and demagogues to justice. Then Luis Moreno-Ocampo took on the heir to Kenya’s most powerful political dynasty.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court on Tuesday for heading a 2002-03 campaign of rape and murder in neighboring Central African Republi...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eritrea’s “systematic, widespread” human rights abuses should be referred to the International Criminal Court as crimes against humanity that include enslavement and torture, a United Nations commission of inquiry said Wednesday. In a new report, the commission said the tiny Horn of Africa country has made no progress on the most critical […]
GENEVA (Reuters) - Israel is holding discussions with the International Criminal Court over its inquiry into possible war crimes in the 2014 Gaza conflict, the ICC's prosecutor said.
HAMAS, the Islamist movement that Israel has been clobbering in Gaza, now says it would back the Palestinian Authority (PA) under Mahmoud Abbas if he were to bid to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on every crime under its mandate: war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Such charges should have left Sudan’s leader marginalized and vulnerable to arrest. Yet Bashir has not only evaded arrest, he’s also been able to travel the globe and rub shoulders with […]
A Malian jihadi Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi will plead guilty to being among those attacking the world heritage site of Timbuktu before the international criminal court (ICC) based in The Hague at a joint hearing and sentencing due to beShow More Summary
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the right to a speedy trial doesn't include the right to speedy sentencing. The Oklahoma legislature has passed a law criminalizing abortion. An Amnesty International survey conducted in 27 countries...Show More Summary
US, Canadian and European officials walk out of ceremony as Ugandan president criticises International Criminal Court.
Western diplomats attending the inauguration of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni walked out after the African leader called the International Criminal Court (ICC) “useless.” Museveni, 71, was sworn in for his fifth consecutive termShow More Summary
In late March, a federal appeals court in Georgia upheld a 27-year conviction for a man named Damion Baston. Called “Drac” (short for Dracula), the self-proclaimed vampire ran an international prostitution ring in which he subjectedShow More Summary
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is to examine the year-long violence in Burundi that has left hundreds dead. The prosecutor of the international war crimes court, Fatou Bensouda, announced the launch of a preliminary examination...Show More Summary
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto said on Friday that the International Criminal Court's case against him and broadcaster Joshua Sang collapsed because they are innocent.
President Omar Bashir said that Sudan does not recognize the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) 2009 unprecedented arrest warrant for its leader on counts of genocide and war crimes in the 2003 War in Darfur.
Kenya’s deputy president will not face trial for crimes against humanity after the International Criminal Court (ICC) threw out the case against him. William Ruto, the right-hand man of President Uhuru Kenyatta, was accused of beingShow More Summary
Ma’an News Agency | – – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — In ongoing efforts to hold Israel accountable for gross violations of international law, Palestinian legal rights group Badil has published key findings on…
Last week, the International Criminal Court read its judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo. The ICC found the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo guilty of acts of rape, murder, pillaging and crimes against humanity committed during the 2002-2003 war in the Central African Republic. […]