June 25, 2014
by Peter Snyder
Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Tuesday that a preliminary investigation into North Korean attacks on South Korea did not satisfy the Rome Statute requirements necessary to initiate a full ICC investigation. The preliminary investigation was launched ...[read more]
June 13, 2014
by William Hibbitts
Central African Republic (CAR) President Catherine Samba-Panza has requested that the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate crimes committed within ICC jurisdiction since August 21, 2012. ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda issued a statement Thursday describing the context of the referral to ...[read more]
June 7, 2014
by William Helbling
The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Friday published a Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes. The ICC has reported that the comprehensive policy paper will help the Office of the Prosecutor work in fighting against impunity for sexual and gender-based crimes, ...[read more]
May 14, 2014
by Ann Schober
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, announced Tuesday that she will reopen a preliminary investigation into alleged mistreatment and killings of Iraqi detainees in Iraq by UK military forces from 2003 through 2008. Bensouda stated that her office received new... ...[read more]
February 10, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced Friday that her office will open a preliminary investigation into the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), stating that the increase in violence has created a "new situation" than that referred to her office ...[read more]
September 24, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Tuesday offered to assist in prosecuting those behind the Nairobi Westgate shopping mall attack. Somali Islamist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday, which resulted in at least 62 deaths and 175 ...[read more]
August 8, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), released a statement on Wednesday expressing her concern over the deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). Bensouda called upon the international community to assist the CAR government in ...[read more]
June 6, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday expressed frustration and disappointment over the situation in Darfur. Presenting the ICC's briefing to the UN Security Council, Fatou Bensouda characterized the situation as having "gone from bad to worse," citing the ...[read more]
May 15, 2013
by Lauren Laing
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said Tuesday that her office will conduct a preliminary examination into the 2010 Israeli raid on an aid flotilla bound for the blockaded Gaza strip in which nine civilians on a Turkish ship were killed. The examination is in response to ...[read more]
May 9, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Wednesday that if Libya can conduct fair trials of alleged perpetrators during the pro-democracy 2011 uprising, the proceedings could equal the lasting impact of the Nuremberg trials, sealing the rule of law, due process and human ...[read more]

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