Inside the courtrooms of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and in local communities, we are hearing the voices of those who have survived some the world's most heinous crimes. Stories of tremendous loss. Stories of human suffering that could have - and should have - been prevented. Show More Summary
Perhaps you’re a journalist with an unfortunate penchant for referring to the ICC as “the World Court” (sorry, that’s the ICJ) or suggesting that it will hear cases related to decades-ago atrocities (nope, temporal jurisdiction is a thing). Or maybe you’re a student… Continue Reading ?
The Arab Affairs Committee of the Egyptian Parliament called on the UN Security Council on Friday to request the International Criminal Court hear a trial against former US President George Bush and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair for war crimes related to the invasion of Iraq.
South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye (L) and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (L) meet at State House in Entebbe, on May 29, 2016.Museveni vowed to cut military and security ties with North Korea in line with UN sanctions imposed following Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests, a Seoul official said on May [...]
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