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Ousted Sudanese President al-Bashir Moved to Prison

The authoritarian leader, who ruled for three decades and is wanted by the International Criminal Court, is jailed in the capital, Khartoum.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Demonstrations, Extradition, Bashir, Political Prisoners, Al Bashir, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Omar Hassan Al


Nearly 180 dead and 800 injured in Haftar's assaults on Tripoli

Libya’s government says attacks lack shred of humanity and evidence will be passed to ICC Nearly 180 people have died as a result of General Khalifa Haftar’s assault on Tripoli, with at least four civilians killed in aerial bombardment on the Libyan capital overnight.More than 800 have been wounded since the warlord who controls the east of the country began his attempt to seize the city from the UN-recognised government of national accord nearly a fortnight ago. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, International criminal court, Libya, Un, Icc, Tripoli, Khalifa Haftar, Haftar


Uganda says it is willing to consider asylum for Sudan's ousted leader Bashir

"Uganda would not be apologetic at all for considering an application by Bashir," Okello Oryem, Uganda's state minister for foreign affairs, told Reuters in Kampala. Bashir, 75, who had ruled Sudan for 30 years after seizing power in a military coup, was toppled by the military last week after months of street protests. Bashir faces an International Criminal Court arrest warrant over the death of an estimated 300,000 people during an insurgency in Sudan's western Darfur region over a decade ag...
Tags: Science, Uganda, International criminal court, Sudan, Darfur, Reuters, Kampala, Bashir, Bashir Okello Oryem Uganda


Protesters jubilant as Sudan coup leader steps down after a day

Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf quits after helping remove ousted president Omar al-BashirThe Sudanese military moved swiftly to replace the country’s controversial transitional leader after street rallies against him but said that it would not hand over ousted president, Omar al-Bashir, to the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.Thousands of jubilant protesters celebrated in the streets after the defence minister, Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, who was named de facto leader ...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, International criminal court, Omar al Bashir, Sudan, Bashir, Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, Omar al BashirThe


Sudanese protesters jubilant after military leader rapidly replaced

Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf has stepped down after pressure from demonstratorsThe Sudanese military moved swiftly to replace the country’s transitional leader linked to the Darfur genocide after street rallies against him but said that it would not hand over ousted president, Omar al-Bashir, to the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.Thousands of jubilant protesters celebrated in the streets after the defence minister, Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, who was named de facto...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, International criminal court, Omar al Bashir, Sudan, Darfur, Bashir, Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf


World Criminal Court Rejects Probe Into U.S. Actions In Afghanistan

The judges at the International Criminal Court said that the probe would be "inevitably doomed to failure." It's a victory for the White House, which has spoken out against an investigation. (Image credit: Mike Corder/AP)
Tags: News, White House, Afghanistan, International criminal court, MIKE CORDER, World Criminal Court


Sudan General Steps Down as Transitional Leader a Day After al-Bashir’s Ouster

The day after President Omar Hassan al-Bashir was ousted by his defense minister, that same official stepped down as the head of the transitional government, to be replaced by another military leader.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Bashir, Omar Hassan al Bashir, Al Bashir, Politics And Government, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Defense and Military Forces, Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat, Omar Hassan Al, Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf


Court refuses to probe Afghan war crimes

President Trump says the International Criminal Court decision is a "major international victory".
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Hague Court Abandons Afghanistan War Crimes Inquiry

Judges at the International Criminal Court took the action a week after the United States confirmed it had revoked the visa of the court’s chief prosecutor.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, International criminal court, War Crimes, Central Intelligence Agency, Hague Court, Bensouda, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Fatou


International Criminal Court rejects call to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan

The International Criminal Court's pre-trial judges on Friday unanimously rejected a request by the court's chief prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan -- a case that sparked punitive measures against the judicial body by the United States.
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ICC rejects request to investigate war crimes in Afghanistan

The International Criminal Court says an investigation "would not serve the interests of justice".
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Sudan’s Military Says It Won’t Extradite Omar Hassan al-Bashir

The ousted president is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges including genocide. His military successors say he will be tried at home.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Bashir, Omar Hassan al Bashir, Politics And Government, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Defense and Military Forces, Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat, Omar Hassan Al, Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf


Sudan’s Military Says It Won’t Extradite Ousted President

Omar Hassan al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges including genocide. His military successors say he will be tried at home.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Bashir, Omar Hassan al Bashir, Politics And Government, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Defense and Military Forces, Coups D'Etat and Attempted Coups D'Etat, Omar Hassan Al, Lt. Gen. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf


International court judges reject Afghanistan investigation

BRUSSELS (AP) — Judges at the International Criminal Court have rejected a request by the court’s prosecutor to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan and alleged crimes by U.S. forces linked to the conflict. In a decision Friday, judges said an investigation “would not serve the interests of justice” […]
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'We are hostages': indigenous Mapuche accuse Chile and Brazil of genocide

Group told the International Criminal Court the countries had committed genocide and torture against Indigenous populationsRepresentatives of South America’s indigenous Mapuche people have petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to take action against the governments of Chile and Argentina for acts of genocide and crimes against humanity.Lonko Juana Calfunao, who led the delegation to the Hague on Thursday said that since their formations, both countries had committed crimes including ...
Tags: Americas, World news, Chile, International criminal court, Brazil, Argentina, Indigenous Peoples, South America, International Criminal Court ICC, Hague, Lonko Juana Calfunao


Good Riddance to Sudan’s Bashir. Now What?

His ouster by the military after 30 years of heartless rule is welcome. Finding better leaders and a better life for the Sudanese people will be a challenge.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Demonstrations, Bashir, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Omar Hassan Al, Darfur (Sudan


Four questions on warcrimes, Sudan's Bashir and the ICC

Experts said Thursday the toppling of Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir raised the possibility of him standing trial before the Hague-based International Criminal Court, where he faces genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity charges. Here are four key questions about Bashir and the ICC, the world's only independent tribunal set up in 2002 to try those suspected of the world's worst crimes. Why is Bashir wanted by the ICC?
Tags: News, International criminal court, Sudan, Icc, Hague, Bashir, Omar al Bashir


In Sudan, Bashir Is Out, Army Takes Over

A transition to democracy in Sudan will be difficult and needs robust support from the United States and African leaders.
Tags: News, Africa, United States, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Demonstrations, African Union, Mbeki, Bashir, Gosh, Embargoes and Sanctions, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Protests and Riots, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Muslims and Islam


The Fall of Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the ‘Spider’ at the Heart of Sudan’s Web

Over 30 years, he forged a maze of security agencies and militias to bind his often ruthless rule. But he was undone in a middle class revolt over the economy.
Tags: News, International criminal court, War Crimes, Sudan, Demonstrations, Bin Laden, Bashir, Omar Hassan al Bashir, Osama, Turabi, Protests and Riots, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Omar Hassan Al, Khartoum (Sudan, Janjaweed, Darfur (Sudan


What makes the EU, the UN, and their peers legitimate?

The first “Brexit” is almost a century old, and it did not even involve Britain. It occurred on 14 June 1926, when Brazil notified the League of Nations it would leave the world organization. Paraguay, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chile, Venezuela, and Peru, together with Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan, followed in the 1930s. These mass withdrawals from the League were widely interpreted as a sign that the organization was in crisis.Brexit is not a singular phenomenon. In legal...
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U.S. Revokes Visa of I.C.C. Prosecutor Pursuing Afghan War Crimes

Fatou Bensouda, I.C.C. chief prosecutor, is seeking an investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan, including possible U.S. involvement.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, International criminal court, War Crimes, Fatou Bensouda, Bensouda, United States Politics and Government, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Fatou


U.S. Strips Visa From Intl. Criminal Court Prosecutor Pursuing War-Crime Inquiry

International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office has previously said it found reasonable basis to believe U.S. personnel "committed acts of torture" and other crimes.(Image credit: Koen Van Weel /AFP/Getty Images)
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US revokes visa of International Criminal Court chief prosecutor

US authorities revoked International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's entry visa to the United States, her office confirmed Friday.
Tags: US, Cnn, United States, International criminal court, Fatou Bensouda


ICC judges allow case against Gadhafi’s son to go ahead

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges say a case against the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar al-Gadhafi is admissible, rejecting a call by his lawyers to toss out the charges. Seif al-Islam Gadhafi was charged in 2011 with murder and persecution allegedly committed during his father’s violent crackdown on protesters in […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, International criminal court, Icc, The Hague Netherlands, Gadhafi, Seif al Islam Gadhafi, Moammar al Gadhafi


US revokes visa of ICC prosecutor over Afghanistan inquiry

Fatou Bensouda wants to open investigation into alleged war crimes, including by US troopsThe US has revoked the visa of the international criminal court’s chief prosecutor in response to her intention to investigate potential war crimes by US soldiers in Afghanistan.A statement from the office of Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian national, said she would continue to pursue her duties for the court, in The Hague, “without fear or favour”. Continue reading...
Tags: Law, US, World news, US news, Afghanistan, International criminal justice, International criminal court, Icc, The Hague, Fatou Bensouda


US revokes ICC prosecutor's visa over Afghanistan inquiry

Fatou Bensouda wants to open investigation into alleged war crimes, including by US troopsThe US has revoked the visa of the international criminal court’s chief prosecutor in response to her intention to investigate potential war crimes by US soldiers in Afghanistan.A statement from the office of Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian national, said she would continue to pursue her duties for the court, in The Hague, “without fear or favour”. Continue reading...
Tags: Law, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Afghanistan, International criminal justice, International criminal court, Icc, The Hague, Fatou Bensouda


International court prosecutors says US has revoked her visa

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her U.S. visa has been revoked, in the first evidence of a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s office said in a written statement Friday that U.S authorities revoked her entry visa. The statement added that […]
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US revokes visa of international criminal court's top prosecutor

Fatou Bensouda wants to open investigation into alleged war crimes in AfghanistanThe US has revoked the visa of the international criminal court’s chief prosecutor, her office has said, over a possible investigation into American soldiers’ actions in Afghanistan.A statement said Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian national, would continue to pursue her duties for the court in The Hague “without fear or favour” despite the ban. Continue reading...
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US revokes visa of International Criminal Court prosecutor

This is thought be a response to an ICC probe into possible war crimes by US troops in Afghanistan.
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We Are Too Weak to Stop Israel

For Palestinians, it doesn’t matter who wins the election there next week.
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