Burundi said on Friday it will refuse to cooperate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into war crimes prosecutors suspect were committed by forces loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s government against their political opponents.
The circumstances in which Kenya lost its 2013 bid to defer the Kenyan ICC cases at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) can now be revealed thanks to a cache of leaks by a consortium of journalists.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecution has finally expressed its regrets on the Kenyan cases that collapsed before full trial at the court and is now longing for a future Kenyan regime that will fully cooperate with it to revive the cases.
Judges on Wednesday sentenced former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to a year in jail and fined him 300,000 euros for bribing witnesses during his war crimes trial in an unprecedented case before the International Criminal Court.
A self-confessed assassin who testified to being in a "death squad" under Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte will soon file a case at the International Criminal Court accusing the president of crimes against humanity, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
South African authorities have been asked to appear at the International Criminal Court on April 7 over the country's failure to arrest Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir during a visit two years ago
A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities by security forces when they clashed with a tribal militia late last year.
Thus, the fear in some quarters that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s mention of Kenya’s intention to reconsider ties with ICC and Raila Odinga’s scathing rejoinder could dredge tribal sentiments was speculative.
The Kenyan government should bear the absolute blame for the current woes facing the International Criminal Court because it initiated the now intensified clamor from the international community to desert the Hague based institution