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Kenya says ready to leave global court over case against VP

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kenya said on Thursday it was ready to quit the International Criminal Court if it did not get assurances about the handling of the trial of its vice president, hardening a rift between African powers and the tribunal.

International court urged to reform or risk losing Africa

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined forces at its general assembly to lobby for more freedom to interpret the court's rules.

ICC warns member states not to compromise its independence

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Officials of the International Criminal Court warned member states not to compromise judicial independence as Kenya began a renewed diplomatic push against charges faced by its deputy president.

Congolose warlord Katanga first ICC convict released

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court on Friday granted early release to convicted war criminal Germain Katanga, making the Congolese warlord, sentenced to 12 years prison in 2014, the first ICC convict to be freed.

Int'l Court Cites Evidence of US-Led Forces Abusing Afghanistan Detainees

Serious harm has been inflicted on detainees in Afghanistan, as they appear to have been subjected to physical and psychological abuse by US-led international forces in the country, a report from the International Criminal Court reveals.

Crisis in Libya Worsens Despite Referral to ICC

Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Evgeniy Zagaynov said that the crisis in Libya remains severe despite referral to the International Criminal Court.

Abbas submits further files on Israeli Crimes to Int’l Criminal Court

Ma’an News Agency | – – RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Friday submitted additional files documenting Israeli violations of international law to the International Criminal Court in the Hague,…

Japan, EU Hope to Haul North Korean Gov't to the Hague Over Rights Abuses

The European Union and Japan have submitted a draft resolution to the UN General Assembly, slamming alleged human rights violations in North Korea and recommending referring Pyongyang to the International Criminal Court, local media reported Saturday.

From Tbilisi, to Odessa, to The Hague? Saakashvili Facing ICC Probe

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has requested authorization to investigate alleged crimes committed during the Georgian offensive against South Ossetia initiated by ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in 2008, which could land the governor of Ukraine's Odessa region in the ICC dock.

Russia Hopes for Fair ICC Investigation Into S Ossetia Events of 2008

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry’s department of information, Moscow hopes that the International Criminal Court will deliver a fair decision after its investigations into the events which occurred in the breakaway Georgian republic of South Ossetia in 2008.

ICC prosecutor to investigate Russia, Georgia over 2008 conflict

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said on Tuesday she intended to investigate Georgian and Russian forces over possible war crimes committed during a 2008 conflict over the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia.

Sudan, South Africa and the future of the International Criminal Court in Africa

Many believe Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is the person most responsible for the alleged genocide in Darfur. As such, he isn’t supposed to travel freely around the world. But this past June, Bashir visited South Africa for an African Union summit. His trip flew in the face of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has issued orders […]

South Africa plans to leave International Criminal Court: ANC

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa plans to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC), a deputy minister said on Sunday, as the government faces criticism for ignoring a court order to arrest Sudan's president earlier this yea...

Georgian Ex-President Saakashavili May Face Prosecution by Hague Court

A prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague has initiated an investigation into the August 2008 events in South Ossetia, a Moscow-based newspaper wrote on Friday.

ICC prosecutor plans investigation into 2008 Georgia-Russia war

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court plans to open an investigation into possible crimes committed during the 2008 conflict between Russia and Georgia, bringing Russia into the court's sights for the first time.

US to Oppose Bringing Kunduz Bombing Case to International Criminal Court

US State Department said that US would oppose attempts to refer the case of the hospital bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan to the International Criminal Court if US military personnel are found to be responsible for the incident.

South Africa asks ICC for more time to explain non-arrest of Bashir

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday for more time to explain why it allowed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to evade an arrest warrant and leave the country when he visited in June.

At U.N., Sudan accuses ICC of targeting African leaders

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Friday used the annual gathering of the 193 members of the United Nations to rail against the International Criminal Court (ICC), which he said has become a political tool to target African leaders.

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi Makes First Appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague

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Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi at his first appearance hearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague ©ICC-CPI Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, the alleged Islamic radical charged with involvement in the 2012 destruction of historic mausoleums...Show More Summary

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