A Middle East activist group is pushing the International Criminal Court to investigate the Syrian regime and its principal military backers, Iran and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, for war crimes.
America's top diplomat says North Korea's muscle flexing on the Korean peninsula may lead to further international pressure — and possibly a referral to the International Criminal Court.
Athens says taking the matter to the International Criminal Court would take too long and the outcome would be uncertain. Instead he says Greece will use diplomatic channels for their return.
The ICC is deciding whether to open an investigation into alleged war crimes during last summer's bloody conflict in Gaza, in which at least 1,500 Palestinian and six Israeli civilians were killed.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court can investigate alleged crimes by Islamic State militants in Libya, but it is first up to individual states to prosecute their citizens accused of offences, The Hague-based court's prosecutor said on Tuesday.
The State of Palestine’s ascension to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court offers the global tribunal a choice between two clear paths into the future. By launching a serious prosecution of Israel’s crimes against Palestinians,...Show More Summary
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities are using the courts to stifle journalism, Amnesty International said on Sunday in a report that listed 18 reporters and media workers jailed and dozens more facing criminal investigations.
ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian group called for the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday to investigate Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for "hate speech" blamed for a wave of violence against immigrants in South Africa.
The lawmaker, feminist and human rights activist was recently seized by Israeli forces for her leading role in Palestine’s accession to the International Criminal Court.
The accused ringleader of an international Stubhub scam pleaded not guilty Monday in Manhattan Criminal Court.
American and Israeli leaders expressed consternation at Palestine’s membership in the International Criminal Court. Some believe Palestine will try to prosecute Israel for war crimes. But with no way of investigating or punishing crime on its own, the concern is overblown.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, where it has been fighting pro-Russian rebels, foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said in an interview, broadening an existing probe.
On April 1, Palestine joined the International Criminal Court (ICC), which now has jurisdiction over international crimes committed on or from Palestinian territory since June 2014. On the same day, though hardly reported, the Israeli...Show More Summary
The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) sees a connection between Khalida Jarrar's arrest and her position as a member of the team that oversaw the Palestinian Authority becoming a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) this year.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said on Wednesday there is evidence of war crimes by Islamic State insurgents in Iraq and Syria but little prospect yet that their leaders will be investigated...Show More Summary
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said there was evidence of war crimes by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but little prospect yet that its leaders would be investigated by the ICC. In a statement on Wednesday, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she had jurisdiction over crimes committed by fighters who are nationals […]
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said on Wednesday she had examined widespread allegations of war crimes by Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq, but that the scope for an investigation is "limited".
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority is providing new documents to the International Criminal Court to speed up a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad…
Yesterday, the International Criminal Court “welcomed” Palestine as a “State Party” to the Rome Statute, the international treaty governing the ICC. Most of the coverage focused on the implications for Israel, as the PA has declared its intentions to file complaints against Israel for its conduct in the 2014 Gaza conflict. Show More Summary