President Kenyatta and his defence team, with lawyer Steven Kay in first row, at 8 December 2014 status conference (Photo: Flickr/ICC-CPI)
24 February 2015 by Tjitske Lingsma, The Hague (The Netherlands)

This is the first in a series of articles delving into the challenges faced by prosecutors at the International Criminal Court. In our next issue, Tjitske Lingsma focuses on the use of intermediaries in situation countries. In the third article, we examine the growing importance of technological evidence, like phone records and computer data, to reduce the reliance on witness testimony.

05 December 2005 by B. Bibas E. Chicon and F. Petit

Thousands of NGOs worldwide have been advocating for the International Criminal Court (ICC) for years. During the fourth Assembly of States Parties (ASP), which ended on December 3 in The Hague, dozens of them came to spur on the Court, in some cases not so gently.

17 September 2009 by -

Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President and war crimes suspect Jean-Pierre Bemba is still being held at the International Criminal Court (ICC), despite a decision of provisional release taken by the court last month.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo appealed the ruling and on September 3rd, the Appeals Chamber suspended Bemba’s release until it reaches a final decision.

18 July 2012

Summary and link to PDF of IJT 155.


Jean-Pierre Bemba