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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)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 3 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The UN expressed concern Thursday about human rights abuses in Mali despite the Malian government signing a peace agreement in 2015 with several armed groups. The International Court of J (More)
UN Security Council calls for 'sustainable solutions' for millions in Darfur
The UN Security Council said in a statement Wednesday that they are in support of reviewing and adjusting priorities in its Darfur Peacekeeping Operation, underlining the need for sustainable solutions for more than 2.7 million people displaced wit (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 rights expert urges Sudan government to protect civilians in Darfur
UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan Aristide Nononsi on Wednesday called for the Sudanese government to protect civilian rights in Darfur . Since 2003 the region has faced civil unrest from conflict between the gove (More)
UN rights expert praises US decision to lift sanctions on Sudan
The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and international sanctions Idriss Jazairy on Thursday praised US President Barack Obama's recent decision to lift all US sanctions on Sudan. He noted that he decision acknowledges the fact that the Sudane (More)
Amnesty: Sudan government used chemical weapons against civilians
The Sudanese government used chemical weapons on civilians in a region of Darfur between January and September 9, an Amnesty International (AI) investigative report claimed Thursday. During this time, the Sudanese army engaged in a military offensi (More)