June 13, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday confirmed charges against former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, referring him for trial. Gbagbo faces four charges of crimes against humanity including murder, rape and persecution. After reviewing evidence, including statements from more ...[read more]
June 10, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday confirmed charges against Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda. The charges consist of 18 counts of war crimes including murder, rape, sexual slavery and using child soldiers, as well as crimes against humanity charges. The ICC held a ...[read more]
May 22, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Wednesday that the case against Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may proceed in the ICC and that Libyan authorities must immediately surrender Saif al-Islam to The Hague. Saif al-Islam is being tried on multiple crimes against humanity ...[read more]
April 1, 2014
by Julie Deisher
The International Criminal Court (ICC) adjourned the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday. Kenyatta was charged in March 2011 with five counts of crimes against humanity as an indirect co-perpetrator of the violence following Kenya's 2007 elections, which led to more than 1,100 ...[read more]
February 13, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Tuesday announced that Augustin Ndindiliyimana, the former chief of staff of the Rwandan parliamentary police, and Francois-Xavier Nzuwonemeye, the former commander of a military reconnaissance battalion, had been acquitted on appeal. In ...[read more]
January 24, 2014
by Samuel Franklin
The appeals chamber for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Thursday upheld the criminal convictions of four Serbian senior officials stemming from the Bosnian Civil War, while reducing the sentences for three of them. Former Serbian prime minister Nikola ...[read more]
January 16, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday made an oral ruling that Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto may be conditionally excused from attending his trial on a continuous basis. The Trial Chamber enjoys discretion under Article 63(1) of the Rome Statute, which ...[read more]
November 27, 2013
by Nicholas Tomsho
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday reversed a previous decision that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta be excused from parts of his crimes against humanity trial. In the initial ruling, the Trial Chamber stated that the excuse was "strictly granted to accommodate the demanding ...[read more]
November 1, 2013
by Taylor Gillan
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday postponed the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta until February, vacating the previously established November commencement date. The chamber expressed its regret that repeated trial adjournments have been necessary, urging both the ...[read more]
October 29, 2013
by Amy Mathieu
The appeals chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday dismissed the application for interim release by former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo. The pre-trial chamber has kept Gbagbo in detention since December 2011, despite his numerous applications for release. The ICC had... ...[read more]

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