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In Russia, Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States. Speaking during his first visit...Show More Summary

Yugoslav war crimes court helped end era of impunity

Born from the fires engulfing the Balkans in the 1990s, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia closes next month having tried and judged dozens of those behind Europe's worst atrocities since World War II. From...Show More Summary

Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked for authorization Monday to investigate reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by U.S. military and the CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces.

Prosecutor wants criminal probe of U.S., CIA personnel

International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges to authorize an investigation into possible war crimes in Afghanistan

ICC prosecutor requests investigation for Afghanistan probe

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan of allegations of war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity … Click to Continue »

Politicians, war criminals: figures in the Balkan wars

The UN court dealing with crimes committed during the wars that followed the break-up of Yugoslavia hands down its penultimate ruling on Wednesday, having delivered 83 convictions. Ahead of the International Criminal Tribunal for the...Show More Summary

Palestinians Threaten To Suspend Talks If U.S. Closes PLO Mission

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The U.S. says the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must close. It says the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court.

U.S. Military And CIA Leaders May Be Investigated For War Crimes

On November 3, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) informed the court’s Pre-Trial Chamber, ”[T

Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders

6 days agoNews : The Cutline

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against humanity.

Thai court looks into lawsuit against owner of Leicester City

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai criminal court on Monday said it would proceed to determine whether it would hear a case in a 14 billion baht ($423 million) lawsuit brought against Thai duty-free giant King Power International, the company that owns English Premier League football club Leicester City.

Rights lawyers seek ICC probe into Libyan military leader

Human rights lawyers have presented evidence to International Criminal Court prosecutors alleging that forces loyal to a key player in Libya's ongoing power struggle are responsible for crimes including murder, … Click to Continue »

Sudan's president, wanted by the ICC, visits Uganda

Sudan's president, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, arrived in Uganda Monday on a two-day official visit. As a signatory to the treaty that created the ICC, Uganda … Click to Continue »

Head of East Africa's regional bloc condemns ICC Burundi investigation

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Two East African presidents on Saturday condemned a decision by the International Criminal Court to open a war crimes investigation into Burundi, saying it undermined regional peace initiatives. Show More Summary

UN chooses four of five ICC judges, will vote again Monday

UN General Assembly and Security Council members managed Thursday to award four out of five judges International Criminal Court seats, but the fate of candidates from India and Brazil hung in the balance. After five rounds of voting,...Show More Summary

International court opens probe into Burundi violence

International Criminal Court judges have authorized an investigation into allegations of crimes including murder, rape and torture in Burundi, announcing the decision shortly after the East African nation formally quit … Click to Continue »

U.S. Gave Its Torturers a Pass, So International Court Steps In

For the first time, U.S. officials could face the specter of indictment by the international court. After a decade of collecting evidence, the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court announced last week that she will take steps...Show More Summary

ICC's investigation of Libya war crimes in dock even before male rape cases

Capacity and authority of court as well as evidence already under scrutiny with not one Libyan brought to The Hague for trial The international criminal court has struggled to ensure its writ runs in Libya ever since the UN security council tasked the ICC with the investigation of war crimes after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Show More Summary

ICC Prosecutor Calls For Afghanistan War Crimes Investigation

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is calling for an investigation about Afghanistan. The scope of such an investigation isn't clear, but it has the potential to involve U.S. troops.

ICC war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghan probe

War crimes prosecutors said Friday they will ask the International Criminal Court's judges for permission to launch a full-blown probe into crimes committed in war-torn Afghanistan, including possible offences committed by US troops....Show More Summary

International court to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says she wants an investigation of possible war crimes allegedly committed in the war in Afghanistan, an unprecedented probe that could target … Click to Continue »

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