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ICC approves probe into alleged Myanmar Rohingya abuse

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a full investigation into Myanmar's alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as the southeast Asian nation faced mounting legal pressure worldwide over their fate.

ICC authorises probe into alleged Myanmar Rohingya abuse

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a long-awaited full investigation into Myanmar's alleged abuse of Rohingya Muslims, including crimes against humanity and persecution.

The fight for justice over Myanmar's Rohingya 'genocide'

Myanmar is facing a barrage of legal challenges from all over the world in an attempt to hold it accountable over the alleged genocide against its Rohingya Muslim population.

Congolese 'Terminator' warlord gets 30-year ICC sentence

Den Haag - A Congolese rebel chief nicknamed the "Terminator" received a 30-year jail term from the International Criminal Court on Thursday for war crimes and crimes against humanity, the longest ever sentence given out by the tribunal.

ICC has info on location of Kadhafi son, other Libya fugitives: prosecutor

New York - The International Criminal Court has "reliable information" about the location of one of former dictator Moamer Kadhafi's sons as well as two other Libyan war crimes fugitives, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council Wednesday.

ICC prosecutor ordered to reopen Gaza flotilla case

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Monday ordered the tribunal's prosecutor for a second time to reconsider whether to press charges over a deadly Israeli raid on a flotilla carrying aid to Gaza in 2010.

Malian jihadist 'terrorised Timbuktu', ICC told

Den Haag - A Malian jihadist accused of demolishing Timbuktu's fabled shrines also imposed a reign of terror on local residents, who were "scared out of their minds," the International Criminal Court heard on Monday.

'Terminator' warlord guilty of Congo war crimes

Den Haag - International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted a Congolese rebel chief nicknamed "Terminator" of war crimes including horrific massacres of civilians, sexual enslavement and recruitment of child soldiers.

Congolese 'Terminator' faces war crimes judgment

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court is on Monday to pass judgement on Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, dubbed the "Terminator" for allegedly masterminding massacres and using children in his rebel army.

ICC prosecutor seeks full Myanmar atrocities probe

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor wants to open a full investigation into Myanmar's alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings and forced deportations, the court said Wednesday.

Prosecute top EU officials for migrant deaths, lawyers say

Den Haag - Top European Union and member states' officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity over the drownings of thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, international lawyers said Monday.

Hague court turns down Afghan war crimes probe as US hails victory

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court turned down Friday a request to open a war crimes probe in Afghanistan, with the United States hailing a victory for its strong-armed tactic of revoking the chief prosecutor's visa.

ICC judges turn down request for Afghanistan war crimes probe

Den Haag - Judges at the International Criminal Court Friday turned down a request to open a war crimes probe in Afghanistan, a week after Washington revoked the court's chief prosecutor's visa over the case.

US revokes ICC prosecutor's visa over Afghan probe

Den Haag - The United States has revoked the visa for the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, her office said Friday, over a possible investigation of American soldiers' actions in Afghanistan.

Philippines set to leave ICC over drug war inquiry

Manila - The Philippines is poised to officially quit the International Criminal Court on Sunday, though the beleaguered tribunal has pledged to pursue its examination of possible crimes in the government's deadly drug war.

US to deny visas to ICC members probing US troops in Afghanistan

Washington - The United States announced on Friday it would deny visas to members of the International Criminal Court involved in investigating the actions of US troops in Afghanistan or other countries.

DR Congo's Bemba seeks 68 mln euros from war crimes court

Den Haag - Former DR Congo vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba is demanding 68 million euros in compensation from the International Criminal Court following his war crimes acquittal last year, his lawyer said Monday.

I. Coast's Ouattara says 'someone must be responsible' for poll deaths

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court while insisting investigations would continue.

I.Coast's Gbagbo in Belgium after ICC acquittal

Den Haag - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo has been released in Belgium under conditions following his acquittal by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the court said Tuesday.

ICC orders conditional release of former I.Coast leader Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Friday ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was cleared last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Ivory Coast's Gbagbo freed by war crimes court

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court finally freed former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Friday after his shock acquittal last month on charges of crimes against humanity.

Top African football official faces world war crimes court

Den Haag - A top African football official faced judges at the International Criminal Court Friday, with his lawyer complaining his "dignity was not respected" during his arrest and extradition from France.

ICC halts release of I.Coast's Gbagbo after new appeal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following a fresh appeal by prosecutors, a day after he was acquitted of crimes against humanity.

ICC orders release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Wednesday ordered the release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, a day after his shock acquittal over post-electoral violence in which 3,000 people died.

Pressure mounts on war crimes court after Gbagbo blow

Den Haag - As prosecutors failed to land the scalp of yet another former national leader accused of crimes against humanity, the question echoed in the hallways of the International Criminal Court: is it fit for purpose?

War crimes court acquits Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

Abidjan - Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted on Tuesday of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability to let go of power was his downfall.

Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague.

ICC to rule on Gbagbo release next week

Den Haag - International Criminal Court judges will rule next Tuesday on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said.

Risk of 'grave crimes' in Congo ahead of vote: ICC prosecutor

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor warned on Thursday of a risk of "grave crimes" in the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of elections scheduled for this weekend.
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