What Report Card for Hague Court Almost Two Decades On?
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, has just entered the final year of a nine-year term. The Conversation's Everisto Benyera writes that eighteen years since its formation, it is debatable whether the court has achieved what it intended.
How Colonialism's Legacy Continues to Plague the International Criminal Court
The Conversation Africa, 9 July 2020
Gambian maritime law expert Fatou Bensouda has just entered the final year of a nine-year term as Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Her tenure of office will… Read more »
Europe Defends Gambian ICC Prosecutor Over U.S. Sanctions
The Point, 9 July 2020
Several European countries have publicly defended the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and are demanding the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal of sanctions and… Read more »
Trial of Alleged Sudan War Criminal Sends Strong Signal, Prosecutor says
VOA, 22 June 2020
After more than a decade on the run, alleged Sudanese war criminal Ali Kushayb sat in a courtroom in the Netherlands this week, accused of commanding Janjaweed fighters who raped,… Read more »
Ugandan Judge Shortlisted for ICC Chief Prosecutor Job
Monitor, 2 July 2020
High Court judge, Susan Okalany, has been shortlisted for the coveted job of the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), based in The Hague, Netherlands. Read more »
Hussein Abusharati, a prominent community leader and coordinator of the camps for displaced people in South Darfur, have described the transfer of Ali Kushayb to the International ... Read more »
The U.S. President Donald Trump has issued an executive order that authorizes asset freezes and family travel bans against Hague Court officials and potentially targets others who ... Read more »
Ali Kushayb, a former Darfur janjaweed leader indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, fled Sudan for the Central African Republic in ... Read more »
A view of the International Criminal Court (ICC) premises.