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International Criminal Court launches probe into Burundi crimes despite exit

November 9, 2017 2:04 am
International Criminal Court launches probe into Burundi crimes despite exit

This file photo taken on May 7, 2015 shows a man gesturing for pardon after soldiers find him hiding in a drain following turmoil in the Cibitoke district of Burundi capital, Bujumbura. (Photo by AFP) The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has decided to launch an investigation into atrocities […]

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

November 3, 2017 10:38 pm
ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for a formal investigation into the war crimes in Afghanistan following […]

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for a formal investigation into the war crimes in Afghanistan following […]

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Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

October 27, 2017 5:19 pm
Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

Members of the United Nations (UN) Commission of Inquiry on Burundi attend a press conference on the commission’s report, in Geneva, September 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Burundi is becoming the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). An ICC spokesman confirmed that the pullout takes effect […]

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Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

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Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

Members of the United Nations (UN) Commission of Inquiry on Burundi attend a press conference on the commission’s report, in Geneva, September 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Burundi is becoming the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). An ICC spokesman confirmed that the pullout takes effect […]

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International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Libya commander

August 15, 2017 1:41 am
International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Libya commander

This undated picture, whose location is not clear, and released on August 15, 2017 by the International Criminal Court (ICC), shows Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli, a senior Libyan military commander suspected of involvement in the deaths of 33 people in the war-torn city of Benghazi in 2016 and 2017. (AFP […]

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Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court delays launch of probe into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

July 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court delays launch of probe into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

International Criminal Court’s Public Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (AFP photo) Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have announced that a potential probe into alleged war crimes committed in Afghanistan since 2003 has been delayed as new information is relayed from Kabul. The office of ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in […]

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South Africa court blocks government bid to abandon International Criminal Court (ICC)

February 22, 2017 7:00 pm
South Africa court blocks government bid to abandon International Criminal Court (ICC)

A view of the headquarters of the International Criminal Court (ICC) A South African court has blocked the government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), ruling that the move is “unconstitutional and invalid.” “The cabinet decision to deliver the notice of withdrawal… without prior parliamentary approval is […]

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Gambian government of President Adama Barrow announces reversed plan to remain in ICC

February 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Gambian government of President Adama Barrow announces reversed plan to remain in ICC

A view of the headquarters of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands The Gambia’s new government has asked the United Nations to halt the country’s process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), reversing the previous administration’s plan to pull out of the tribunal. A […]

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African leaders adopt strategy on pullout from International Criminal Court

February 1, 2017 4:30 pm
African leaders adopt strategy on pullout from International Criminal Court

Delegates attending the 28th African Union (AU) Heads of State Summit walk into the main plenary hall at the AU headquarters prior to the opening ceremony, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) African leaders have renewed their determination to pull out of the International Criminal Court […]

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Palestine Liberation Organization head calls on ICC to investigate Israel settlement activities

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Palestine Liberation Organization head calls on ICC to investigate Israel settlement activities

Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization Saeb Erekat The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch a probe into the Tel Aviv regime’s settlement expansion in the occupied territories. “Israel continues to systematically violate the rights of the Palestinian people and to give […]

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may pull country out of ICC

November 17, 2016 1:30 pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte may pull country out of ICC

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (photo by Reuters) The Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte says his country may decide to follow in Russia’s footsteps in withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ahead of his departure for Peru to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit on Thursday, Duterte called the […]

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Russia withdraws signature from International Criminal Court (ICC) statute

November 16, 2016 9:30 pm
Russia withdraws signature from International Criminal Court (ICC) statute

Russian President Vladimir Putin Russia has decided to withdraw its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying the tribunal has failed to live up to the hopes of the international community. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said it would pull out […]

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US forces, CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan: ICC

November 14, 2016 10:30 pm
US forces, CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan: ICC

This June 3, 2014 file photo shows US soldiers as they patrol near Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. (Photos by AFP) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced that the US military and the CIA may be guilty of carrying out war crimes in Afghanistan. On Monday, the ICC’s chief prosecutor […]

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South Africa officially quit International Criminal Court (ICC)

October 21, 2016 2:30 pm
South Africa officially quit International Criminal Court (ICC)

This file photo, taken on November 23, 2015, shows the headquarters of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, The Netherlands. South Africa has joined Burundi in officially announcing its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying its laws are incompatible with obligations under the ICC. The South […]

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