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.

Sri Lanka setting up war-crimes court

2015-09-17 18:36

Sri Lanka has agreed to have a special court under a domestic mechanism investigate alleged war crimes committed during the country's 26-year civil war.

Senegal court says receives war crimes complaint against Chad’s Deby

2015-09-03 17:21

The Senegalese court trying ex-Chadian dictator Hissene Habre for atrocities has received a complaint of rights abuses against his successor, it says.

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.

Congolese 'Terminator' warlord's ICC trial opens

2015-09-02 12:05

The trial of former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda has opened at the ICC, where the ex-rebel faces 18 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

China welcomes 'old friend' Omar Bashir

2015-09-01 13:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping has welcomed Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, as an 'old friend', as China's foreign ministry defended his invite to a military parade to mark the end of WWII.

Trial of Chad's ex-leader Habre adjourned to Sept 7

2015-07-21 16:00

A Senegalese court has adjourned the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on charges of crimes against humanity to allow defence lawyers to prepare their case.

Serbian 'war criminal' extradited from Australia

2015-07-08 08:30

A Serbian war crimes suspect known as 'Captain Dragan' is reportedly due to be flown from Australia to Croatia to face allegations of torture and murder after battling extradition for a decade.

'Tyrant' Mugabe ideal candidate for ICC prosecution – ex-minister

2015-06-24 16:27

President Robert Mugabe and his cabal are ideal candidates for international criminal prosecution and that is why he is pushing AU states to pull out of the ICC, a former Zimbabwean minister says.

Bashir: What you need to know

2015-06-15 09:23

The SA government has been put in a tight position following a call by the ICC to have Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir arrested during the ongoing AU summit in Johannesburg.


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.

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.

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.

Congolese 'Terminator' warlord's ICC trial to open

2015-09-02 07:38

Former Congolese warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda is set to go on trial before the International Criminal Court for war crimes, including the rape of a child soldier within his own rebel army.

Convicted Congolese warlord appeals for early release

2015-08-21 12:15

A Congolese warlord convicted of using child soldiers has appealed to the ICC for early release from his 14-year sentence, saying he wants to go to university to research the cause of ethnic conflicts.

Trial of Chad's ex-dictator Habre begins in Senegal

2015-07-20 11:44

A landmark trial against Chadian ex-president Hissene Habre has begun in Senegal’s capital Dakar, with at least 2 500 of the dictator’s victims submitting their testimonies.

ICC asks Security Council for help to ensure Bashir's arrest

2015-06-30 08:52

A top ICC prosecutor has called for the UN Security Council to ensure Sudan’s compliance with a court order for the arrest of President Omar al-Bashir.

ICC's ruling on Bashir must be implemented – Ban

2015-06-15 11:18

The ICC’s warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir must be implemented by countries who have signed up to the Hague court’s statutes, the UN chief Ban Ki-moon says.

Africa and the ICC: a vexed relationship

2015-06-15 07:32

A court order blocking the departure from SA of Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir, wanted for alleged war crimes by the ICC, brings to the fore the troubled relationship between Africa and the world tribunal.

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