Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: icc

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...

ICC Senteneces Former VP of the Congo...

Jean-Pierre Bemba, the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for rape and...

Six-Year Quest to Bring Sudanese President Omar...

Born in a more hopeful era, when citizens of the world committed to stamping out injustice and holding genocidal dictators and warlords accountable for...

Unfair Treatment? Uganda’s President Calls on African...

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Friday called on African nations to drop out of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court, amid accusations that...

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...

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...

African Union vs. International Criminal Court Showdown...

Should The African Union withdraw from the International Criminal Court? According to the Voice of America, the chairwoman of the African Union Commission signaled Tuesday that...

Charging Bias, African Union Members Consider Rejecting...

The beginning last week of the International Criminal Court trial for crimes against humanity of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto - with President Uhuru Kenyatta's trial...

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...

Kenya Votes to Leave International Criminal Court...

After an emergency debate the Kenyan Parliament voted Thursday to leave the International Criminal Court. According to the New York Times, Kenya’s Parliament took the...

African Leaders Want ICC to Drop Kenya...

African leaders are due to pass a resolution urging the International Criminal Court to refer back to Kenya the crimes-against-humanity cases against the country's...

Kenya’s New President Facing Tough Challenges

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya's president, the fourth since the nation gained independence 50 years ago. Kenyatta took the oath, using the...

Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In as Kenya’s New...

Kenya's new president, Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces international charges of crimes against humanity, has been sworn in to office at a ceremony in a...

Kenyan Prime Minister Appeals Presidential Election Results

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga followed through with his pledge to contest the results of Kenya’s presidential election, filing an appeal with the country’s...

ICC Drops Case Against Kenyan Leader Muthaura

The International Criminal Court has dropped the charges against one of the Kenyan leaders, Francis Muthaura, accused of orchestrating violence during the 2007 elections...

Uhuru Kenyatta Pledges To Work for all...

Kenya has named its new president, but not without sufficient controversy. Uhuru Kenyatta, a man accused of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal...

Kenyan Presidential Campaign Marred by Legacy of...

As Kenyan voters prepare to elect their new president, the shadow of the country’s last presidential election continues to loom over the current campaign....

Despite Charge of Crimes Against Humanity, Kenyatta...

As Kenya prepares to hold elections next month, the International Criminal Court ruled that although one of the main candidates, Uhuru Kenyatta, is facing...