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ICC: Gadhafi’s Death May Be War Crime

Posted December 16th, 2011 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says there are “serious suspicions” that the death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was a war crime. Luis Moreno-Ocampo made the comments Thursday at a press briefing at the United Nations. Moreno-Ocampo said the ICC is asking Libya’s interim government how it plans to investigate alleged war crimes, including […]

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ICC Refers Chad For Not Arresting Sudan’s Bashir

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says Chad failed to cooperate by not arresting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during a visit to Chad in August. The ICC said Tuesday it is referring the matter to the U.N. Security Council, marking the second such action this week. The Hague-based tribunal said Monday that Malawi is being referred for […]

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ICC Refers Chad For Not Arresting Sudan’s Bashir

Posted December 14th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says Chad has failed to cooperate by not arresting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during a visit to Chad in August. The ICC said Tuesday it is referring the matter to the U.N. Security Council, marking the second such action this week. The Hague-based tribunal said Monday that Malawi is being referred […]

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ICC Rejects Malawi’s Immunity Claim for Sudan’s Bashir

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says Malawi failed to cooperate with the Court by not arresting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country, and said it is referring the matter to the U.N. Security Council. The Hague-based Court said Monday it reminded Malawi of its obligations as an ICC member before Mr. Bashir […]

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Gambian Elected As ICC Chief Prosecutor

Posted December 12th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Fatou Bensouda of Gambia has been elected as the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. The former Gambian justice minister was elected Monday at a meeting of ICC member states at the United Nations. The 50-year-old Bensouda has served as the ICC’s deputy prosecutor since 2004. She takes over as chief prosecutor in […]

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Gambian Elected As ICC Chief Prosecutor

Posted December 12th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Fatou Bensouda of Gambia has been elected as the new chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. The former Gambian justice minister, was elected Monday at a meeting of ICC member states at the United Nations. The 50-year-old Bensouda has served as the ICC’s deputy prosecutor since 2004. She takes over as chief prosecutor in […]

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ICC Requests Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has requested an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister, who allegedly helped to plan atrocities in the Darfur region. Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein is accused of coordinating attacks against villages in Darfur between August 2003 and March 2004. The prosecutor’s office says the attacks followed a pattern in which the […]

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ICC Requests Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has requested an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister for alleged war crimes in the Darfur region. Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Friday that Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein helped to mastermind attacks against villages in Darfur between August 2003 and March 2004. A statement says the attacks followed a pattern in which […]

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Gambian Emerges as Frontrunner for ICC Chief Prosecutor

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Fatou Bensouda of Gambia has emerged as the leading candidate to become the next chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. Liechtenstein’s U.N. Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, who heads the selection process, says he will formally recommend Bensouda at a meeting of ICC member nations Thursday. The 50-year-old Bensouda is the deputy to the ICC’s current […]

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Gambian Emerges as Frontrunner for ICC Chief Prosecutor

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Fatou Bensouda of Gambia has emerged as the leading candidate to become the next chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. The 50-year-old Bensouda is the deputy to the ICC’s current chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, whose nine-year term ends in June. Bensouda has previously served as an adviser and trial attorney at the ICC Tribunal […]

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