Tag: ICC

ICC prosecutor frees ex-Central African militia leader after dropping charges

October 20, 2023

The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor announced on Thursday (19 October) that it had released Maxime Mokom because all war crimes charges levied against the ... Read More

ICC prosecutors seek war crimes trial for CAR’s militia leader

August 24, 2023

Maxime Jeoffroy Eli Mokom Gawaka, an alleged militia leader in the Central African Republic (CAR), is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face ... Read More

DRC files new complaint to ICC against M23 rebels, Rwanda’s military

May 25, 2023

The International Criminal Court (ICC) received a new complaint from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Tuesday (23 May), calling on it to ... Read More

Ivorian State distances from Gbagbo’s radiation on vote register

May 25, 2023

The administration of the Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara denied Wednesday any wrongdoing and connection with the decision by the Electoral commission to revoke former President ... Read More

ICC’s Putin arrest warrant presents dilemma for South Africa before BRICS summit

April 1, 2023

The International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant issued for Russian’s Vladimir Putin has put South Africa’s government between a rock and a hard place, as ... Read More

Congolese warlord ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda transferred to serve sentence in Belgium

December 16, 2022

Convicted Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, dubbed the "Terminator," has been transferred from the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) to Belgium to start a 30-year sentence ... Read More

DRC urges ICC to prioritize crimes in country’s east as peace talks yield no progress

December 8, 2022

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has urged International Criminal Court (ICC) to prioritize crimes committed in the country’s volatile eastern provinces, as a third round ... Read More

“Historical” trial opens with ex-Guinea military ruler blamed for 2009 stadium massacre

September 29, 2022

Former Guinean president and military ruler Moussa Dadis Camara and 10 other men are set to face trial for a 2009 stadium massacre that saw ... Read More

Sudan to hand former President Omar al-Bashir, other officials to ICC

August 12, 2021

Sudan will hand over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) several of its former leaders, including deposed autocrat Omar al-Bashir, wanted for crimes against humanity ... Read More

ICC: Fatou Bensouda hands over to her successor; review of nine years in office

June 16, 2021

At the end of a nine-year term, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, hands over the reins of the international justice agency ... Read More