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Uganda rebel Ongwen: victim turned killer

Kanpala - Abducted by gunmen as a 10-year-old boy on his way to school, Dominic Ongwen rose to become one of the most feared commanders in Uganda's brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

War crimes court told of LRA warlord's reign of terror

Den Haag - War crimes prosecutors Tuesday unveiled a campaign of terror led by 'ferocious' Lord's Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, including showing shocking images of an aftermath of an attack on a refugee camp.

Uganda rebel Ongwen: victim turned killer

Kanpala - Abducted by gunmen as a 10-year-old boy on his way to school, Dominic Ongwen rose to become one of the most feared commanders in Uganda's brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).

ICC eyeing foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq

Den Haag - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Tuesday put foreigners fighting with Islamic State jihadists on notice that she was seeking ways of bringing to justice those behind crimes in Syria and Iraq.

ICC to probe Libya migrant trafficking

Den Haag - Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court will probe the trafficking of migrants out of Libya to see if there is evidence of war crimes, the chief prosecutor told AFP Tuesday.

Philippines' Duterte threatens to copy Russia ICC exit

Davao - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to follow in Russia's footsteps Thursday and pull his country out of the International Criminal Court, incensed at foreign criticism of his deadly drug war.

Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

Washington - The United States expressed regret Wednesday that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court -- 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision.

ICC vows new focus on crimes against children

Den Haag - Children don't start wars, and yet millions around the world are caught up in conflicts -- conscripted into militias, turned into sex slaves, felled by deadly bombing raids, robbed of their homes and families.

Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations 'Don't go'

Den Haag - Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court's top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections.

ICC prosecutor vows to press on despite Africa withdrawals

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has described decisions by three African countries to withdraw as a "setback", as she vowed that the tribunal will continue its work on the continent.

ICC 'bias' handy cover-up for African detractors: experts

Den Haag - Complex diverse political agendas are driving African nations to quit the International Criminal Court, with leaders seeking to cloak the move by reigniting age-old anger at the West, analysts say.

Gambia becomes latest African nation to quit ICC

Dakar - The Gambia has become the latest African nation to announce its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the war crimes tribunal of persecuting Africans.

ICC asks South Africa, Burundi to reconsider withdrawal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Saturday asked South Africa and Burundi to reconsider their decisions to withdraw from the troubled institution that was set up to try the world's worst crimes.

Africa in the dock at the International Criminal Court

The Hague - The International Criminal Court -- dealt a blow Friday with South Africa's decision to withdraw from the tribunal -- has launched nine investigations in eight African countries since its establishment in 2002.

S.Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court

Pretoria - South Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.

S.Africa to pull out of International Criminal Court: media

Johanesburg - South Africa will withdraw from the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports in Johannesburg said on Friday, sparking rapid criticism from rights bodies.

ICC judges find Congo's ex-VP guilty of bribing witnesses

Den Haag - International judges Wednesday sent a strong message that anyone caught trying to distort war crimes trials will be punished as they found former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four aides guilty of bribing witnesses.

Ex-Congo VP and aides face verdict in bribery trial

Den Haag - Judges will Wednesday deliver their verdict against former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four close aides accused of bribing witnesses in a bid to derail his landmark war crimes trial.

Burundi seeking to hide crimes from the world: rights groups

Den Haag - Rights organisations Friday condemned a vote by Burundian lawmakers to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, warning the government was trying to hide abuses from the eyes of the world.

DRCongo warlord 'not scapegoat for all child soldiers'

Den Haag - Former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga should not have to pay reparations to all child soldiers conscripted into the country's brutal northeastern conflict, his lawyer told war crimes judges Thursday.

Burundi lawmakers vote to withdraw from ICC

Bujumbura - Burundi's lower house of parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which is carrying out a preliminary probe into atrocities committed during an 18-month political crisis.

How much is a child soldier's lost youth worth? ICC asks

Den Haag - "How do you calculate a lost childhood?" That was the question Tuesday before war crimes judges trying to set the amount of landmark reparations to be paid to former Congolese child soldiers.

ICC to hold first public hearings into war crimes reparations

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court announced Friday it will hold its first ever public hearings into awarding reparations to the victims of war crimes, focusing on child soldiers recruited by a Congolese warlord.

ICC to decide on Israel-Palestinians probe 'in due course': official

Jerusalem - The International Criminal Court has no deadline for deciding whether to investigate alleged war crimes by Israel and the Palestinians, an ICC official said on Friday.

ICC prosecutor opens initial probe into Gabon unrest

Den Haag - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Thursday she was opening an initial probe into the deadly unrest in Gabon triggered by disputed elections.

DR Congo's Bemba appeals ICC war crimes conviction

Den Haag - Former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba, jailed for 18 years for war crimes, has formally appealed against his conviction by the International Criminal Court, arguing his trial was "flawed," his lawyers said Wednesday.

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, destroyer of Timbuktu shrines

Bamako - Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, sentenced to nine years in jail by the International Criminal Court for destroying heritage sites in Timbuktu, was known as a ruthless enforcer for jihadist group Ansar Dine when it took over the fabled Malian city.

Timbuktu attacker jail term a 'warning' to others: ICC prosecutor

Den Haag - The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court welcomed Tuesday a nine-year jail term handed to a Malian jihadist for destroying Timbuktu's shrines, saying it sent "a warning" to others planning such attacks.

Malian jihadist jailed for Timbuktu attacks

Den Haag - War crimes judges jailed a Malian jihadist Tuesday for nine years for demolishing Timbuktu's fabled shrines, a landmark ruling seen as a warning that destroying mankind's heritage will not go unpunished.

Malian jihadist to be judged for Timbuktu attacks

Den Haag - A Malian jihadist faces judgement Tuesday in a landmark case before the International Criminal Court for razing Timbuktu's fabled shrines, with experts hoping it will send a strong message to safeguard the world's ancient monuments.
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