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After withdrawing Philippines from the International Criminal Court's Rome Statute last month, President Rodrigo Duterte has now threatened to arrest ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, if she conducts any activities in the country to investigate the various crimes and human rights violations he is accused of ...
Fatou Bensouda wants the international criminal court to claim jurisdiction and investigate treatment of Myanmar minority ... The prosecutor of the international criminal court has asked it to rule on whether it has jurisdiction over the deportations of Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a possible ...

PARIS — A jihadist fighter from Mali was brought before the International Criminal Court on Wednesday to face charges of rape, torture and sexual slavery, crimes that prosecutors say were perpetrated while he was the head of the police during a jihadist occupation of the ancient city of Timbuktu.
The report also stated that while the decision of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to move forward on the situation in Afghanistan may provide much needed accountability on major crimes, the few cases dated after 2003 on which the Court could investigate and possibly adjudicate may not ...
The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has said it will investigate the September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State by soldiers of the Nigerian Army during a military exercise code-tagged Operation Python Dance 2 (Egwu Eke Abuo). The Office of the Prosecutor, ICC, stated this in ...
Later in 2008, the Journal (in an article entitled “U.S. Accepts International Criminal Court”) quoted lengthy remarks I gave on the tenth anniversary of the ... John Bolton's particular historic hostility towards the ICC, it would be especially unwise for Fatou Bensouda, the ICC prosecutor, to pick a fight with the ...

In February, Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity connected to the Philippines' “war on drugs.” Duterte's response was as unconvincing as it was desperate. In a rambling 15-page ...
In November, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, sought authorization from a panel of ICC judges to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan in relation to the armed conflict there. This request is of particular significance to the ...
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court will not impact an inquiry by prosecutors into killings related ... Duterte said last week that the Philippines would pull out of the international treaty creating the court, saying prosecutors were treating him unfairly.
The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court will not impact an inquiry by prosecutors into killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte's war against drugs, the court said in a statement on Tuesday (20/03). The court said it had been notified by the United Nations that the Philippines ...
President Rodrigo Duterte has announced the Philippines' immediate withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) following "outrageous attacks" by the court and ... He also said there is an "attempt by the [ICC] special prosecutor to place my person within the jurisdiction of the [international court].
An ICC prosecutor announced she was opening a preliminary examination into alleged extrajudicial killings stemming from an anti-drug crackdown. ... Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said his country is withdrawing its ratification of a world treaty that created the International Criminal Court, where ...
This week, he angrily reacted to the recent move of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to initiate a "preliminary examination" of the situation in the country with regard to the ongoing war on drugs. Before a group of newly appointed government officials, the President fulminated: "You ...
A Nigerian jurist at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been elected president of the war crimes tribunal. ... In accordance with the Rome Statute, the ICC's governing treaty, the Presidency is responsible for the proper administration of the Court, with the exception of the Office of the Prosecutor.
You have denounced President Nicolas Maduro and other Venezuelan ministers before the International Criminal Court, which has launched a preliminary investigation. What are the violations of Human Rights that you denounce in your presentation to the tribunal in The Hague?” Ortega: “The execution ...
A Nigerian jurist, Chile Eboe-Osuji has been elected the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Justice Eboe-Osuji was elected by the ... The Presidency coordinates with the other organs and seeks the concurrence of the Prosecutor on matters of mutual concern. In accordance with the Rome ...
The ceremony was attended by several dignitaries and judges of the ICC court, including ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. The International Criminal Court has a bench of 18 judges who are nationals of States Parties to the Rome Statute. Judges are chosen from among persons of high moral character, ...

Kale Kayihura, has been taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over crimes against humanity that he allegedly committed along with his men when ... The criminal complaint has since been filed in the office of the ICC chief prosecutor, Ms Fatou Bensouda in the Information and Evidence Unit at The ...
MANILA, Philippines – Not in a million years will the International Criminal Court (ICC) have jurisdiction over him, insisted President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, March 6. ... Addressing ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Duterte said, "They cannot ever, ever hope to acquire jurisdiction over my person.
The International Criminal Court's March calendar illustrates why the Hague-based tribunal remains a deeply polarizing institution, two decades after its ... In February, court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda opened preliminary investigations into alleged crimes by governments in the Philippines and Venezuela.
Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), announced that there would be a preliminary examination on extrajudicial killings in the context of police anti-drug operations. This is an important step forward for the many victims, advocates and international supporters who ...
MANILA, Philippines – The International Criminal Court (ICC) is now assessing whether it must launch an investigation into the high number of killings under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs. On February 8, the ICC's Office of the Prosecutor announced it is starting a preliminary ...
As dignitaries and civil society gather in The Hague this week to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the International Criminal Court ... In November, the ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, lodged a request to open a formal investigation following a decade-long preliminary investigation into ...
MANILA, Philippines – The International Criminal Court (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor opened preliminary examinations into President Rodrigo .... including Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre, who is head of government prosecutors, and even Solicitor General Jose Calida, who is defending the drug war ...
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Thursday that she will open preliminary examinations into the so-called “war on drugs” campaign launched by the Government of the Philippines and, separately analyze alleged crimes committed by Venezuela related to the ...
In a statement, Fatou Bensouda, the ICC's top prosecutor, confirmed she had opened a preliminary examination into the situation in the Philippines which "will analyze crimes allegedly committed ... in the context of the 'war on drugs' campaign." "While some of such killings have reportedly occurred in the ...
Alex Whiting is a former prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. He's part of a group gathering evidence on war crimes in Syria. He's now a professor at Harvard Law School, and he joins me now. Welcome. ALEX WHITING: Thank you. Good afternoon. KELLY: Put your prosecutor hat back on for me.
Bolton, who has been a ferocious opponent of the International Criminal Court, will likely be assuming his post just as the ICC opens its first ever investigation of United States conduct. That looming investigation has received plenty of attention on this site. To recap, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has ...
STILL unfazed by criticisms hurled against his war on illegal drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, March 7, told International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and United Nations (UN) special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions Agnes Callamard not to mess with him.
The office of the prosecutor in The Hague and the Philippine foreign ministry did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Police have since July 2016 killed more than 4,000 people they say are drug dealers who resisted arrest. Activists say many of those were executions, which police deny.
An international criminal court prosecutor has opened a preliminary examination into a complaint accusing Duterte and top officials of crimes against humanity. Duterte says he welcomes that and is willing to “rot in jail” to protect Filipinos. Human rights advocates have said many of the police killings in the ...
MANILA, Philippines – Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano believes that President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration are pressured by developments in the International Criminal Court (ICC) despite public pronouncements that show otherwise. This comes as the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC ...
The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, thanked the Coalition for the ICC and its membership from across the globe for their invaluable contribution to the cause of international justice, the establishment of the Court and marking this milestone achievement. “The creation of the International Criminal Court ...
As dignitaries and civil society gather in The Hague this week to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the International Criminal Court ... In November, the ICC prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, lodged a request to open a formal investigation following a decade-long preliminary investigation into ...
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Thursday that she will open preliminary examinations into the so-called “war on drugs” campaign launched by the Government of the Philippines and, separately analyze alleged crimes committed by Venezuela related to the ...
Since 2016, I have closely followed the situations in the Republic of the Philippines ("the Philippines") and in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ("Venezuela"). Both countries are States Parties to the Rome Statute. Following a careful, independent and impartial review of a number of communications and ...
“This court holds that the above finding reached by the Single Judge of the Pre-trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court is speculative in so far as no attempt was made by the Single Judge of the Pre-trial Chamber or the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to consult the ...
JERUSALEM, February 19, 2018 (WAFA) – Al-Quds University launched on Sunday Al-Quds Academy for Global Justice in partnership with the former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Luis Moreno Ocampo, according to a university press release. The new Academy is the first of its ...
MANILA, Philippines – The International Criminal Court (ICC) is now assessing whether it must launch an investigation into the high number of killings under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs. On February 8, the ICC's Office of the Prosecutor announced it is starting a preliminary ...
That was the question earlier this month when the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda took a decisive step toward direct ...
Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, released a report last year saying that members of the American armed ...
... International Criminal Court, but officials say the court's prosecutor will ... Aimee Laurentine Kanyana also called on police and prosecutors to ...
Current ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda insisted recently that she ... for the International Criminal Court (ICC) by talking to heads of state, ...
Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), briefs the Security Council on the situation in Libya.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorised prosecutors to open a full investigation into alleged crimes against humanity in Burundi.
Detailing two additional arrest warrants for grave crimes in Libya, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reaffirmed to the ...
... Security Council to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court. ... In the short term, Marchi-Uhel's promise means trying to be useful to the prosecutors ... justice," says Payam Akhavan, a Canadian former UN prosecutor at ...
... tried for command responsibility by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The ... It is the prosecutor's task to present today, through witness P-87, part of the ...
A Libyan military commander sought by international prosecutors for ... Mahmoud al-Werfaly, the subject of an International Criminal Court ... for the cases against him by the general military prosecutor and is now under arrest.
Indeed a report by the Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC-OTP) had reaffirmed such allegations of reasonable suspicion ...


 

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