October 30, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On October 30, 2011, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo revealed that he had evidence against Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, related to his role in planning attacks against Libyan civilians. The evidence was part of an effort to ...[read more]
October 7, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
The World Bank announced Friday that former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo will audit an investigation conducted by the Anti-Corruption Commission of Bangladesh (ACC) into whether there are corrupt officials involved in the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project. On ...[read more]
September 30, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On September 30, 2009, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo announced that the court would be prosecuting those responsible for 2007 post-election violence in Kenya because of the country's failure to establish its own tribunal. Because Kenya is a signatory to the ...[read more]
June 15, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday swore in its new prosecutor, Gambian war crimes lawyer Fatou Bensouda, who will succeed Luis Moreno-Ocampo. ICC President, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, opened the ceremony with remarks on his confidence in Bensouda's ability to strengthen the ICC's ...[read more]
June 14, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday submitted a renewed application seeking an arrest warrant for Sylvestre Mucadumura, a field commander in the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). Mucadumura is accused of having committed five ...[read more]
June 13, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday expressed its desire to start two Kenya trials simultaneously to avoid any appearance of bias in the March 2013 presidential election. Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo stated in a news conference that the office of prosecution wants to start the ...[read more]
June 8, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 8, 2011, International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo issued a statement accusing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir of continued crimes against humanity in Darfur. Ocampo detailed Bashir's crimes, which included genocide, halting dissemination of information about ...[read more]
June 5, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo said Monday that economic or other aid should be refused to those countries that assist Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir in evading the arrest warrant that was issued against him in 2010. Al-Bashir's government has dismissed ...[read more]
June 5, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On June 5, 2011, the Nigeria Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested outgoing Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole based upon allegations of fraud. Four months later, the EFCC detained three former governors of Nigerian states for allegedly embezzling ...[read more]
May 16, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On May 16, 2011, the International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo sought arrest warrants for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and two others on charges of crimes against humanity for allegedly plotting attacks on Libyan civilians. Ocampo said that the Office of the ...[read more]

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