Friday, June 22, 2018

Tag: international criminal court

ICC Overturns War Crime Convictions of Ex-Congo...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a blow to prosecutors at the International Criminal Court, appeals judges overturned Friday the convictions of former Congolese...

ICC to Open Preliminary Probes In Philippines,...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced Thursday that she is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by...

Court to Review Detention of Ex-Ivory Coast...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges on Wednesday ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo...

Obama Acknowledges Sudan Reform Efforts by Easing...

The U.S. will reduce some sanctions imposed on Sudan, President Barack Obama has announced. The White House said the move was intended to acknowledge Sudan's...

Islamic Rebel Pleads Guilty to Destroying Ancient...

The Islamist militant responsible for spearheading the rampage that left several of Timbuktu's ancient buildings and artifacts in ruins has pleaded guilty to his...

Islamist Extremists Recklessly Destroyed Cultural Sites in...

https://youtu.be/IBo_DpJiCWY In response to recent and repeated damage to historical landmarks by religious extremist groups, the ICC is now treating the destruction of cultural heritage...

South Africa Plans to Withdraw from the...

South Africa plans to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over concerns that the court is biased against African nations, Reuters reports. The ICC...

Sudanese President Has an International Warrant for...

A South African judge has issued an interim order to prevent visiting Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir from leaving the country due to an...

Kenya’s President Has Urged Fellow African Leaders...

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged fellow African leaders to stop receiving foreign aid, saying it is not an acceptable basis for prosperity. "Dependency on...

8 Examples of How the International Criminal...

Excluding as a Means of Protecting  Thirty-four African countries agreed to the terms of the International Criminal Court. Data from the World Bank shows that all of...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Steps Down in...

In an unusual move, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told his  nation Monday that he would temporarily step down as president so that he could attend...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Summoned to International...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal on 8 October. Judges want to question him over...

African Leaders Push to Establish Regional Court...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Complaining of bullying in the international justice arena, African leaders are forging ahead with plans to set up their own...

South Sudan Conflict: A Test for the...

NAIROBI, Kenya - Even at this point - days after the trouble in South Sudan first erupted - there is much that is still...

ICC Admits Lack of Evidence Against Kenyatta

KenyanPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has received an early gift for Christmas after the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor admitted that she has no evidence to...

UN Rejects Africa Bid to Halt Kenya...

The U.N. Security Council refused Friday to grant an African request to delay by one year the International Criminal Court prosecution of Kenya's leaders...

ICC Rules Against Kenya’s Ruto

The International Criminal Court's Appeals Chamber has reversed a decision of the Trial Chamber which excused Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto from continuous presence...

African Union Takes Stand Against European-Based International...

African leaders on Saturday called for a halt to the International Criminal Court’s prosecution of the presidents of Kenya and Sudan, amid complaints that...

Will US Grant Visa to Sudan’s Indicted...

As host of the United Nations, the U.S. is supposed to let everyone come to the annual U.N. General Assembly, not just the people...

Kenya Mall Attack: 59 Reported Dead

According to NPR: "A standoff that began with a shocking attack at Kenya's Westgate Mall Saturday is in its second day, with civilians held hostage...

Deputy President of Kenya Goes on Trial...

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has pleaded not guilty to charges of crimes against humanity at the opening day of his trial at the...