09 March 2011 by -

The International Criminal Court’s decision to put two Darfur rebel leaders on trial for the deaths of 12 African Union peacekeepers in 2007, may help make attitudes towards the court more positive in Sudan.

This will be the court’s first trial for war crimes committed in the Darfur region. Abdallah Banda and Saleh Jerbo, who are not in custody, voluntarily surrendered to the court last June and urged other war crimes suspects to surrender to justice.

17 March 2008 by -

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21 July 2011 by -

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara signed a decree on Wednesday establishing a commission of inquiry into crimes committed during the country's violent post-election turmoil, giving it six months to reach conclusions.

14 March 2011 by -

A former UN war crimes investigator will lead a probe into suspected crimes against humanity in Libya, the president of the UN human rights council, Sihasak Phuangketkeow, said Friday.

Egyptian Cherif Bassiouni will be joined by Jordanian lawyer Asma Khader and Canadian Philippe Kirsch, who is a former judge and president of the International Criminal Court.

"I do hope that the mission of inquiry which has been set up will benefit from the cooperation of the country concerned," said Phuangketkeow.

20 May 2011 by -

The International Criminal Court is gaining more support. The Caribbean Island of Grenada on Thursday joined 114 other countries in accepting the jurisdiction of the court in The Hague.

23 December 2009 by -

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11 April 2011 by -

"Indiscriminate attacks on civilians trapped in the Libyan city of Misrata by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi violate international law," says Human Rights Watch.

Hospitals in Libya's third city had documented about 250 deaths over the past month, most of them civilians, as government troops fight for control of the last big rebel stronghold in the west of Libya, the group said.

25 July 2000 by -

For several years, William R.Pace, a member of the World Federalist Movement, has organised the efforts of the Coalition of NGOs for an International Criminal Court (CICC), an umbrella group for several hundred NGOs which decided to co-ordinate their efforts, while remaining free to adopt the tone and opinion they wished. Interview with William Pace

Doesn't it worry you that seven states, including powers as major as the USA, India and China, refused to approve the statute of the International Criminal Court ?