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#International Criminal Court

# international-criminal-court - Monday 18 November, 2019

International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations

A BBC Panorama programme claims that killings of civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq have been covered up.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes

The court is considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony Child Soldiers This post contains videos

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 4 September, 2017

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture

Three investigators from the UN’s Human Rights Council have been probing the political climate of the African country for the past 12 months.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Wilful killing, torture, taking of hostages - what are war crimes and how are they prosecuted?

Five facts about war crimes, and the long, arduous legal process to bring perpetrators to justice.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 18 September, 2016

All's fair in love and war? Not when it comes to war crimes

Professor of international criminal justice, Dr Niamh Howlin, says countries and individuals can be held responsible for the things they do during war time.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Ireland could become home to witnesses under an international protection programme

This would be the first time Ireland is involved in an international witness protection programme.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 21 March, 2016

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder

The International Criminal Court has convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 6 November, 2014

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'

Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 14 July, 2014

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 22 May, 2014

China and Russia veto UN bringing Syria to court for war crimes

The Security Council wants to bring the crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes.

Eamon Gilmore calls for support on UN Syria, but Russia's already said no

The resolution will seek to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Britain rejects Iraq torture claims

The British government says complaints to the International Criminal Court are “unnecessary”.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president

Lawyers for challenger Raila Odinga argued before the Supreme Court that the election was marred by irregularities.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 30 November, 2012

Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote

Construction is expected to be in the highly contentious area of the West Bank known as E1, a corridor that runs between the easternmost edge of annexed east Jerusalem and the Maaleh Adumim settlement.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities

Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor and her three colleagues were detained in Libya since 7 June.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 22 June, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume on 9 July

The trial of the former Bosnian Serb commander was suspended over a month ago because of ‘irregularities’ in how evidence was handled.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya

A UN war crimes court has expressed its serious concern over the ongoing detention of four staff members.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes

“You can’t even call it a fig leaf – a fig leaf covers the whole genatalia, this only covers the tip.”

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty ICC

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty

Thomas Lubanga has been found guilty of conscripting and enlisting children to fight for him.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous' Viral Video This post contains videos

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'

A viral video has sparked a campaign to bring the Ugandan leader to the International Criminal Court but concerns have been raised about the charity behind the attempt.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates

The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief

Navi Pillay says that the human rights commission’s recent report on Syria concluded that state forces had committed systematic and gross violations of human rights.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations

Meanwhile, the severely mutilated body of a journalist has been discovered just one day after he was arrested while filming anti-government protests near Homs.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government Gaddafi This post contains videos

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 3 October, 2011

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Ivory Coast

At least 3,000 people are believed to have died in the months of violence that took place following disputed elections last year.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Abuse victims ask International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope ICC

Abuse victims ask International Criminal Court to prosecute Pope

Two groups representing victims have brought a case against the Vatican for crimes against humanity.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report

Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 1 July, 2011

Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks against Europe

Gaddafi has threatened the Libyan forces will move to Europe ‘like locusts’ unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya.

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