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ICC to Investigate Up to Six in Ivory Coast

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says up to six people will be investigated for their alleged roles in Ivory Coast’s deadly post-election violence. Luis Moreno-Ocampo said late Saturday the ICC probe will focus on those believed to be the most responsible for the violence. He said investigators do not know who those people are. […]

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ICC Prosecutor Investigates Election Violence in Ivory Coast

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor is in Ivory Coast to investigate the deadly violence that followed last year’s elections. Luis Moreno-Ocampo met with Prime Minister Guillaume Soro after arriving in the country late Friday. He plans to also hold talks with representatives of the government and opposition, and from the Commission on Dialogue, Truth […]

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ICC Prosecutor Arrives in Ivory Coast for War Crimes Probe

Posted October 15th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor has arrived in the Ivory Coast to investigate possible war crimes during post-election violence. Chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo met briefly with Prime Minister Guillaume Soro after arriving late Friday. The prosecutor says he will meet with victims and officials on both sides of the conflict. President Alassane Ouattara won […]

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ICC Prosecutor to Visit Ivory Coast in War Crimes Probe

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor will visit Ivory Coast over the next few days, as part of an investigation into possible war crimes during post-election violence. Chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Friday he will meet with victims and also officials on both sides of the conflict. President Alassane Ouattara won the November poll, but […]

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ICC Opens Hearing Against 3 Prominent Kenyans

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has opened proceedings against three prominent Kenyans accused of organizing deadly post-election violence in their country. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Cabinet Secretary Francis Muthaura and former police chief Mohammed Hussein Ali are facing charges of crimes against humanity. Judges at The Hague must decide if there is enough evidence to […]

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Kenya’s Deputy PM Faces ICC on Post-Election Violence

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court has opened proceedings against three prominent Kenyans accused of organizing deadly post-election violence in their country. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Cabinet Secretary Francis Muthaura and former police chief Mohammed Hussein Ali are facing charges of crimes against humanity stemming from the unrest. Judges at The Hague must decide if there […]

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Kenya’s Deputy PM to Appear Before ICC

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s deputy prime minister is set to appear before the International Criminal Court on charges he helped orchestrate deadly post-election violence in his country. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta is scheduled to attend a hearing at The Hague on Wednesday, along with two co-defendants, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary Francis Kirimi Muthaura and former police chief Mohammed Hussein Ali. […]

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Rwandan Rebel Leader Faces ICC on War Crimes Charges

Posted September 16th, 2011 at 11:47 am (UTC-5)
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A former Rwandan rebel leader has appeared before the International Criminal Court facing charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Callixte Mbarushimana sat before the ICC Friday in a pre-trial hearing facing 13 charges such as rape, murder and torture of Congolese citizens. A prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, told […]

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Human Rights Watch Criticizes ICC

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Human Rights Watch is urging the International Criminal Court to do more to live up to its standards of independence and impartiality. In the 50-page report released Thursday, the human rights watchdog reviews the first five investigations undertaken by the ICC since its inception in 2002. The report says the international tribunal has often “bypassed […]

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Pope Sued for Alleged Crimes Against Humanity

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 9:46 am (UTC-5)
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A group representing victims of sexual abuse by priests says it is suing Pope Benedict and other top Vatican officials through the International Criminal Court in The Hague for crimes against humanity. The U.S.-based human rights group Center for Constitutional Rights says it it filing the suit on behalf of the Survivors Network of Those […]

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