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26 October 2011 by Robert Carmichael

The elderly defendants deny charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. They stand accused of responsibility for the deaths of up to 2.2 million people during the Khmer Rouge’s 1975-79 rule. Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen explained the significance of Case 002, as it is known in court parlance.

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07 November 2011 by -

Observers are urging ICC members to avoid the pitfall of politics when choosing a replacement for Luis Moreno Ocampo, with the December election date for a new International Criminal Court prosecutor drawing near.

By Lisa Clifford, London

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15 September 2011 by -

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) are failing to bring to trial senior government officials responsible for atrocities, undermining the credibility of the world court set up to try those most responsible for war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity, says Human Rights Watch.

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03 October 2011 by -

The prosecutor at the International Criminal Court may open an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity and war crimes after Ivory Coast's disputed elections last year. A pre-trial chamber authorised Luis Moreno Ocampo to start a probe in the west African country.

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20 October 2011 by Geraldine Coughlan

The death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has sparked speculation about what this means for international justice. Obviously, the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity in June, will die with him.

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10 February 2010 by Hermione Gee

The last week has seen two important developments regarding ICC prosecutions of alleged war crimes committed in Darfur. Tajeldin Abdalla Adam is a journalist with Radio Dabanga, a Netherlands based station that broadcasts to Darfur. He told the IJT what these rulings will mean for Darfuris.

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06 April 2011 by -

After last week's massacres, the International Criminal Court prosecutor is looking for a way to intervene in Ivory Coast. Luis Moreno Ocampo said on Wednesday that "widespread or systematic killings" in Ivory Coast may trigger a formal investigation.

By Thijs Bouwknegt, The Hague

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04 May 2011 by -

ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that he will seek three arrest warrants for crimes against humanity in Libya.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

Ocampo said crimes such as the murder and persecution of civilians were still being carried out by Moammar Gaddafi's regime. He did not name the targets of the warrants.

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09 September 2011 by -

Interpol has issued Red Notices for Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif Al-islam Gaddafi and former director of military intelligence Abdullah Al-Senussi. The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno Ocampo, requested the world police body to issue internationally wanted persons notices against the Libyan nationals for alleged crimes against humanity, including murder and persecution.

The Red Notices have been circulated to all of INTERPOL’s 188 member countries and include essential identifying and judicial information.

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09 March 2011 by -

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issued summonses against six Kenyans to answer charges of masterminding the 2007-08 post-election violence that claimed more than 1,300 lives.

By Thijs Bouwknegt

The six, senior allies of President Mwai Kibaki and of his rival Raila Odinga, were ordered to make initial appearances in two separate hearings before the court on 7 April, four months after they were named as suspects by ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo.

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