Congolese warlord loses bid against $1m damages award

2018-03-09 10:28

War crimes judges have upheld an order that a former Congolese militia leader must pay $1m in damages to his victims, after his forces rampaged through a village in 2003.

ICC to open preliminary probes in Philippines, Venezuela

2018-02-08 15:47

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says she is opening preliminary probes into alleged crimes by police and security forces in the Philippines and Venezuela.

UN chief met Sudan's president who is accused of genocide

2018-01-30 12:06

The UN says Secretary General Antonio Guterres has met with Sudan's president, who has been accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of "operational necessity".

ICC prosecutor renews call for Libyan commander's arrest

2018-01-26 14:22

The ICC prosecutor is renewing calls on Libyan authorities to arrest a Libyan commander wanted by the court for war crimes, after he was linked to a shocking video purported to show brutal killings.

Israel launches plan to expel thousands of African migrants

2018-01-04 06:30

Israel has began implementing a plan to force tens of thousands of African migrants out of the country by April, threatening to arrest those who stay.

DRC child soldiers awarded $10m in damages

2017-12-15 19:30

International war crimes judges have awarded $10m in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers left brutalised and stigmatised after being conscripted into a ruthless Congolese militia.

Jordan referred to UN for not detaining Sudan leader

2017-12-11 15:35

War crimes judges has delivered a slap to Jordan, referring the Arab country to the United Nations for action for failing to arrest the visiting Sudanese president wanted on genocide charges.

ICC won't prosecute Israel over deadly flotilla raid

2017-12-01 05:17

The International Criminal Court will not prosecute Israel over the deadly raid on a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid toward Gaza in May 2010, it was announced Thursday.

UN warns Sudan over call to send Darfur displaced home

2017-11-22 10:06

The United Nations has said that Sudan had to disarm militias in Darfur before those displaced by the conflict could return home, rebutting a push by President Omar al-Bashir to close the camps.

Tanzania, Uganda leaders condemn ICC Burundi probe

2017-11-11 20:45

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have criticised the ICC for launching a probe into alleged crimes committed during Burundi's political crisis.


Appeals judges uphold most of former DRC VP's convictions

2018-03-08 18:46

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court have upheld most of the convictions of a former Congolese vice president for interfering with witnesses during his war crimes trial and ordered the original trial chamber to review his one-year sente

ICC-wanted Libya commander 'hands himself in' to strongman's forces

2018-02-07 15:34

A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges has announced he has handed himself in to the allied forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar.

ICC prosecutor renews call for Libyan commander's arrest

2018-01-26 20:00

The International Criminal Court prosecutor has issued a renewed appeal to Libyan authorities to arrest a Libyan commander wanted by the court for war crimes, after he was linked to a shocking video purported to show brutal killings.

ICC judges 'prejudiced' say lawyers for DRC's Bemba

2018-01-09 19:30

Lawyers for former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba have slammed his conviction for war crimes, accusing judges of "prejudice" and calling for the judgement to be scrapped.

A chance for the International Criminal Court to fix sex crimes injustice

2017-12-18 14:02

Under the Rome Statute, court ordered reparations are available to victims after the accused is found guilty. In the case of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, this involves over 5 000 victims, writes The Conversation.

ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court

2017-12-13 08:30

The prosecutor of the ICC is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.

Burundi's government enforcers now killed for their silence

2017-12-01 17:32

Burundi's government enforcers now have been killed to ensure their silence as ICC begins probe.

Sudan forces arrest top Darfur militia chief

2017-11-28 19:29

Sudan's counter-insurgency forces have arrested a powerful militia chief from Darfur accused by the United Nations of human rights abuses in the war-torn region, officials have said.

Ugandan civil society seeks arrest of visiting al-Bashir

2017-11-16 09:08

Ugandan civil society will be approaching the country's courts to have Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, arrested.

Burundi says it will 'never' collaborate with ICC probe

2017-11-10 21:15

Burundi has slapped away any idea that it would help the International Criminal Court's probe into alleged crimes committed after the country spiralled into political turmoil in 2015.

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