ICC prosecutor warns Libyan combatants against war crimes

World 05/08/19, 18:45

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor warned Libya's warring parties Wednesday that her office is prepared to investigate and prosecute anyone committing war crimes or crimes against humanity.Fatou Bensouda's warning in a briefing to the Security Council followed the U.N. health agency's tweet that 443 people have been killed and 2,110 ...

International court judges reject Afghanistan investigation

World 04/12/19, 08:25

In a decision decried as a "devastating blow for victims," International Criminal Court judges on Friday rejected a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan and alleged crimes by U.S. forces linked to the conflict.In a lengthy written ruling, ...

International court prosecutors says US has revoked her visa

U.S. 04/05/19, 04:22

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says her U.S. visa has been revoked, in the first evidence of a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump administration. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda's office said in a written statement Friday that U.S authorities revoked her entry visa. The statement added that the move ...

ICC prosecutors say they plan to appeal Gbagbo acquittal

World 01/16/19, 04:01

International Criminal Court prosecutors say they will appeal the acquittals of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and an ex-youth minister on charges of involvement in deadly post-election violence following their country's 2010 presidential vote.Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says in a written motion released ahead of a hearing Wednesday that her ...

ICC prosecutor issues warning on Bedouin village demolition

Europe 10/17/18, 03:23

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor issued a warning Wednesday that if Israel goes ahead and destroys a Palestinian Bedouin village on the West Bank that could constitute a war crime.Israel's Supreme Court recently rejected a final appeal against plans to demolish the village, Khan al-Ahmar.ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said ...

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