ARTICLES RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Sudan's Bashir, wanted for war crimes, invited to Trump summit

2017-05-17 11:37

Saudi has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to a summit with US President Donald Trump and Arab and Muslim leaders, a Saudi official says.

ICC wants to investigate human trafficking in Libya

2017-05-09 08:39

The Internationals Criminal Court is considering whether to investigate migrant-related crimes in Libya, which has become a "marketplace" for human trafficking, the chief prosecutor says.

SA denies breaking rules by not arresting Sudan's Bashir

2017-04-07 19:42

South Africa has denied it had flouted international law by refusing in 2015 to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir wanted by war crimes judges on charges of genocide in Darfur.

SA in dock for failing to arrest Sudan's Bashir

2017-04-07 08:19

South Africa is set to defend its failure to arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who is wanted on charges of genocide, at an unprecedented hearing before international war crimes judges.

ICC prosecutor says DRC violence could be war crimes

2017-04-03 13:23

The prosecutor of the ICC says the brutal killing of a United Nations expert team and other violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo could be crimes under her court's jurisdiction.

I Coast ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity

2017-03-29 06:08

An Ivory Coast jury has acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

In a first, ICC awards DRC war crimes victims $250 each

2017-03-24 19:31

The International Criminal Court has ordered 297 victims of ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to each be paid "a symbolic" $250 in damages for a brutal 2003 attack on their village, in the tribunal's first such award.

ICC set for first monetary awards to war crimes victims

2017-03-24 08:53

Judges at the ICC are expected to unveil the first compensation awards to victims of war crimes, with lawyers estimating a 2003 attack on a Congolese village caused $16.4 million in damage.

The ICC can't live with Africa, but it can't live without it either

2017-03-15 14:11

The African pushback is as a result of the International Criminal Court's own Africa strategy, writes Adam Branch.

 

Sudan's Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summit

2017-05-19 15:03

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump, his office says.

Top African warlord Kony eludes justice, as manhunt ends

2017-05-09 18:44

Notorious African warlord Kony may never face justice as US, others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army.

ICC unveils arrest warrant for ex-Gaddafi security chief

2017-04-25 11:59

International judges has unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to late dictator Moammar Gaddafi.

AS IT HAPPENED: SA appears before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan’s Bashir

2017-04-07 14:00

Get the latest details as South Africa appears before the ICC to defend its failure to arrest Sudanese President Oma al-Bashir who is wanted on charged of genocide.

SA to defend failure to arrest Bashir at ICC

2017-04-05 08:44

War crimes judges will hear later this week why South Africa failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during a 2015 visit, as they mull whether to report the country to the UN for possible action.

SA to appear before ICC over failure to arrest Sudan's Al-Bashir

2017-03-30 14:35

South Africa is set to appear before the ICC next week to "account for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he attended an AU summit in the country in June 2015", a statement says.

HRW urges Jordan to deny entry or arrest Sudan's Bashir

2017-03-26 13:30

Human Rights Watch has urged Jordan to deny entry to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir or arrest him over alleged war crimes in Darfur if he visits this week.

Gambia to set up truth commission and offer reparations

2017-03-24 15:31

Gambia will set up a truth and reconciliation commission to look into crimes committed by the former regime, and it will offer to pay reparations to victims, Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambedou says.

Top Africa Stories: Zim, DRC, Nigeria

2017-03-22 20:04

There's an explanation for President Robert Mugabe's "scruffy" white shirt in Mauritius this week, and the ICC has jailed ex-DRC VP Jean-Pierre Bemba for a year for bribing witnesses.

SA revokes its intent to withdraw from the ICC

2017-03-08 10:24

The government has revoked its intent to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, according to a document issued by the United Nations.

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