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Sudan to turn ex-president over to ICC to stand trial for genocide
The transitional government of Sudan said Tuesday that it would hand over ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to stand trial on charges of genocide and war crimes. The ICC issued two arrest warrants f (More)
Can the US Justify its Position as a Right to Self-Defense and can President Trump be Prosecuted for the Crime of Aggression?
One of the underlying rationales of the UN Charter, as highlighted in its preamble, is to ‘to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind’. Any obvious statement in regards to (More)
ICC declines to refer Jordan to UN for failing to arrest Sudan's al-Bashir
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Monday that Jordan, as a party to the Rome Statute, was obligated to arrest Sudan's former leader Omar al-Bashir during his 2017 visit to Amman for an Arab League Summit. The ICC declined, however, to refe (More)
ICC prosecutor criticizes UN for not taking enough action to help Darfur victims
International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda delivered a statement to the UN Security Council on Wednesday criticizing the UN for not taking action against states that did not turn suspects in to the ICC. The Security Counc (More)
ICC announces referral of Jordan to Security Council over Bashir visit
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday announced that it will refer the Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations Security Council over its failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir . The referral comes after the ICC decided iss (More)
ICC rules South Africa violated obligations by failing to arrest Al-Bashir
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Thursday that South Africa violated its obligation by failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir when he visited the country in 2015. Two arrest warrants [text, PDF; second warrant, PDF] have b (More)
ICC prosecutor urges international community to help bring Darfur war crime suspects to justice
The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) , Fatou Bensouda , on Thursday renewed her calls to the UN Security Council and the international community to support her office's efforts in tackling impunity and pursuing justice for huma (More)
ICC: South Africa violated rules by not arresting Sudan president
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands called on judges to hold South Africa accountable for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir when he visited the country in 2015. Two arrest warrants [tex (More)
UN SG welcomes Gambia's decision to stay in ICC
UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday welcomed The Gambia's decision to remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC) . According to a statement Guterres issued through a spokesperson, he "welcomes that The Gambia will remain a State (More)
Gambia president: country will remain in ICC
New Gambian President Adama Barrow has confirmed through a top EU official that The Gambia will remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC) . Neven Mimica , the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, was in The Gambia t (More)
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