ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

ICC to unveil verdict against DRC's Bemba

2016-02-02 21:01

The International Criminal Court will deliver its verdict next month in the long-running trial of former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba.

Nearly 34 000 flee clashes in Sudan's Darfur

2016-01-27 22:06

Some 34 000 people in Sudan's western Darfur region have fled fierce clashes between government forces and rebels around the mountainous Jebel Marra area.

Katanga to remain in DRC prison

2016-01-18 22:28

The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to prosecute notorious militia leader Germain Katanga, who had been scheduled to leave prison in Kinshasa.

ICC delays hearing in Timbuktu destruction case

2016-01-13 22:50

The International Criminal Court has postponed a landmark hearing to confirm charges against an alleged al-Qaeda militant accused of ordering the destruction of monuments in Timbuktu.

Africa blasts ICC as world crimes court members meet

2015-11-19 07:44

The AU has blasted the world’s only permanent war crimes court for its unrelenting focus on the continent, as it called for a case against Kenya’s deputy president to be dropped.

ANC wants SA to withdraw from ICC

2015-10-11 13:44

The ANC wants South Africa to begin the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court because it believes the ICC has lost its direction.

ICC brings 60 new charges against LRA Kony's deputy

2015-09-25 08:07

The ICC has unveiled 60 new war crimes charges against the deputy leader of Uganda’s brutal Lord’s Resistance Army, including using child soldiers and keeping sex slaves.

Witness tells ICC how DRC rebels came to 'wage war'

2015-09-15 14:33

The first witness has begun testifying in the trial of former Congolese rebel Bosco Ntangada, who stands accused before the ICC on 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

'Terminator' the good guy, court told

2015-09-03 17:21

Lawyers for militia leader Bosco Ntaganda have countered a portrayal of their client as cruel and bloodthirsty, saying he was a professional soldier.

DRC militia leader pleads 'not guilty' as ICC trial opens

2015-09-02 13:59

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has pleaded “not guilty” to crimes, including the rape of child soldiers in a campaign of pillage and murder in northeast DRC’s Ituri province in the early 2000s.

 

Talk of Gbagbo trial banned in EGuinea

2016-02-01 19:31

TV reports on the crimes against humanity trial of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo in The Hague have been banned on Equatorial Guinea's state broadcaster.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo in the ICC dock

2016-01-27 05:28

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has become the first ex-head of state to stand trial at the world's only permanent war crimes court.

ICC case against Kenya's Ruto 'in tatters': defence

2016-01-14 22:27

Lawyers for Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto have urged the International Criminal Court to drop a crimes against humanity case against him.

ICC to refer Sudan to UN over wanted Darfur rebel leader

2015-11-20 05:44

The International Criminal Court has rapped Sudan for failing to arrest a Darfur rebel leader wanted on war crimes charges and says it will refer Khartoum to the UN Security Council.

ICC blocks Gbagbo bid to have Ivorian-based trial

2015-10-27 08:16

The International Criminal Court has denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo's lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan, because of security risks and logistical difficulties.

Malian Islamist appears at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

2015-09-30 14:04

An alleged al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant accused of ordering the destruction of treasured monuments in Mali’s fabled city of Timbuktu has appeared for the first time before judges at the ICC.

ICC declines term cut for Lubanga

2015-09-22 20:01

The International Criminal Court has rejected an application by convicted Congolese war criminal Thomas Lubanga for his early release.

Ivory Coast president urges reconciliation ahead of key vote

2015-09-14 12:30

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has called on his supporters to “forgive” their political opponents, while also urging them to mobilise for upcoming presidential elections in which he is seeking a second term.

Congolese 'Terminator' to address war crimes trial

2015-09-03 12:30

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda is set to to address his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court, speaking publicly for the first time since he surrendered to the US embassy in Kigali in 2013.

Congolese warlord Ntaganda pleads not guilty at ICC

2015-09-02 12:15

Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has pleaded not guilty to war crimes as his trial started at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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