Hague Court Chief Prosecutor Bensouda's U.S. Visa Denied
"... You should know if you're responsible for the proposed ICC investigation of U.S. personnel in connection with the situation in Afghanistan, you should not assume that you will still have or will get a visa, or that you will be permitted to enter the United States", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.
allAfrica, 5 April 2019
The United States government has withdrawn the entry visa for Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, her office has confirmed. Read more »
International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda addresses the Security Council (file photo).
Africa: Remarks to the Press
State Department, 5 April 2019
Michael R. PompeoSecretary of StatePress Briefing RoomWashington, DCMarch 15, 2019 Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 11 September 2018
Washington will sanction and prosecute ICC judges who open an investigation into US war crimes in Afghanistan, said a top official. In November, the ICC chief prosecutor requested… Read more »