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"Côtexit" from Access to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights
On 29th April, Côte d’Ivoire announced its withdrawal from the special declaration of jurisdiction provided under Article 34(6) of the ‘Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Establishment of an African Court on Human and (More)
Sudan war crimes suspect arrested 13 years after ICC warrant issued
Militia leader and war crimes suspect Ali Kushayb has been arrested, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Tuesday. This comes more than 13 years after the arrest warrant was issued. Kushayb surrendered to authorities in a northern portion (More)
A Comparative Understanding of "Lockdown" Frameworks in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic
As COVID-19 spreads in different parts of the world, many countries have resorted to “national quarantine” or lockdown. Travel bans and closure of activities has resulted in a complete halt of society. Different countries are using their own set of d (More)
Central African Republic court sentences 28 militiamen for crimes against humanity
The Bangui Court of Appeal on Friday sentenced 28 militiamen to prison for a massacre committed in Bangassou and other areas of the country's southeast in May 2017. The victims in the massacre included dozens of Muslims and 10 UN Peacekeepers. T (More)
Jean-Pierre Bemba’s Request for Compensation for Damages from the International Criminal Court
Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo (Bemba) is the leader of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) and was the commander-in-chief of its military forces during the Central African Bush War from 2003-2004, during which the MLC was accused of committing w (More)
Former DRC vice president demands €68 million in reparations for imprisonment
Lawyers representing former Democratic Republic of Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba filed a claim with the International Criminal Court (ICC) Monday seeking more than €68 million (USD $76.5 million) in compensatory damages for a 10-year prison (More)
CAR militia leader to appear before ICC
Central African Republic (CAR) militia leader Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona is set to appear before the International Criminal Court on Friday after he was transferred to the court from France on Wednesday.Ngaïssona rose to prominence as a football o (More)
Central African Republic suspect transferred to ICC for prosecution
The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Saturday that authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) have surrendered militia leader Alfred Yekatom for prosecution on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.Yekatom is sus (More)
International Religious Freedom Summit Fails to Mask Trump’s Scorn for Human Rights
From degrading disabled people, women, LGBT individuals, and other minorities to the forsaking of the United Nation Human Rights Council, and from separating migrant families to the coddling of authoritarians and racists, this presidency consistently (More)
ICC orders release of Congolese ex-vice president
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday decided to release Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo , the former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.While Bemba's conviction of crimes against the administration of justice still s (More)
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