Wednesday, May 29, 2024

International Criminal Court (ICC)

May 22, 2024

France rejects recognising Palestinian state

“Our position is clear: recognition of Palestine is not taboo for France,” the country’s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Macron and Netanyahu
May 20, 2024

U.S. President Biden slams ‘outrageous’ ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders

Mr Blinken also accused the ICC of overstepping its authority.

U.S. President Joe Biden (Credit : Independent)
February 2, 2024

Gaza: UN rights experts condemn ‘killing, silencing’ of journalists

“We are alarmed at the extraordinarily high numbers of journalists and media workers who have been killed, attacked, injured and detained,” said the experts.

Violence in Gaza
January 11, 2024

In pursuit of the last Hamas

In pursuit of that remnant in hospitals, schools, UN safe spaces, bunkers, tunnels – wherever they may be found –at least 20,000 people have been killed in Gaza.

August 23, 2023

Wanted for war crimes, Putin avoids BRICS summit in South Africa, sends pre-recorded address

At the core of the ICC’s interest is Mr Putin’s alleged involvement in kidnapping children from Ukraine.

Putin addressing BRICS Summit
August 22, 2023

ICC begins trial of Central African Republic militia leader

The ICC judges must now decide whether there is sufficient evidence to open a trial.

Maxime Jeoffroy
May 26, 2023

ICC urged to probe Taliban for ‘crime against humanity’ over women mistreatment

“These are international crimes. They are organised, widespread, systematic,” Amnesty International secretary general Agnès Callamard said.

Taliban government and Afghanistan women
March 27, 2023

Nigeria should jail electoral offenders or kiss democracy goodbye: Utomi

I do hope our judiciary can draw a lesson from Kenya and not let its reputation go down the drain.

Pat Utomi
March 17, 2023

ICC issues arrest warrant for Putin over forceful deportation of Ukrainian children to Russia

The Kremlin has dismissed the allegations of war crimes and arrest warrant by the ICC, saying The Court warrant holds no water over Russia.

Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian children
September 26, 2022

ICC: CAR Seleka leader docked for crimes against humanity

“I plead not guilty to all charges and all situations,” Mr Said, dressed in a dark grey suit, told the judges.

Mahamat Said Abdel Kani