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International Criminal Court: Russia urged to withdraw arrest warrants for judges

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday said it was “deeply concerned” by Russia’s decision to issue arrest warrants against senior judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), following earlier warrants against its Prosecutor and Pre-trial Judges involved in examining potential war crimes in Ukraine.

Russia: International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin over alleged Ukraine war crimes

The Hague: The Pre-Trial Chamber of the UN-backed International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for President Vladimir Putin of Russia on Friday, in connection with alleged war crimes concerning the deportation and “illegal transfer” of children from occupied Ukraine, the head of the ICC said.

War Crime allegation: ICC issues arrest warrant against Vladimir Putin

The Hague: The  International Criminal Court on Friday issued arrest warrants against Russian President Vladimir Putin for the war crime accusation of unlawfully deporting Ukrainian children.

Lawyers approach ICC to investigate treatment of Uyghur Muslims by China

Xinjiang/Washington: A team of lawyers recently approached the  International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into the treatment of Uyghurs and others in China’s Xinjiang area.

Darfur war crimes suspect appears before International Criminal Court

New York: The first trial of a person accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sudan’s Darfur region, has got underway at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague.

Outgoing ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council to keep focus on justice in Darfur

New York: The international community must stay focused on achieving justice and peace for the people of Darfur, the outgoing Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) told the Security Council on Wednesday.

ICC Prosecutor opens probe into alleged crimes in occupied Palestine

New York: The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Wednesday that her Office has started an investigation into crimes allegedly committed in Occupied Palestinian Territory.

British human rights lawyer elected chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

New York: Criminal lawyer and human rights expert Karim Khan of the United Kingdom was elected on Friday to be the next Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Warlord found guilty of crimes against humanity in northern Uganda - ICC

New York: A former Ugandan warlord whose forces attacked camps for the internally displaced across the country, has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court, judges ruled on Thursday.

Uyghur ICC genocide complaint backed by 63 parliamentarians in 16 countries

Washington: The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) has urged the international criminal court’s chief prosecutor to accept the complaint by the East Turkistan Government in Exile and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement alleging genocide by China.

UN dismayed over US sanctions on top International Criminal Court officials

New York: The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday noted “with concern” the imposition by the United States of sanctions against the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and another senior official, in the latest of a series of unilateral policy moves against the body.

ICC gives greenlight for probe into violent crimes against Rohingya

New York/IBNS: Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600,000 and one million Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar, into neighboring Bangladesh since 2016. 

International Criminal Court acquits former president Gbagbo of war crimes in Côte d’Ivoire

New York, Jan 16 (IBNS): Former President of Côte d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo has been cleared of crimes against humanity in Côte d’Ivoire by the International Criminal Court (ICC), it announced on Tuesday.

International court rejects Saif Gaddafi call to drop arrest warrant

New York, Nov 3 (IBNS): A call by Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi ­– son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and de facto Prime Minister of the country during the time of his father’s rule – for an international arrest warrant against him to be ruled inadmissible, was rejected by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), on Friday.

West Bank: ‘imminent’ demolition of Palestinian village could be ‘war crime’ – ICC Prosecutor

New York, Oct 18 (IBNS): The Prosecutor mandated to oversee the Occupied Palestinian Territory for the International Criminal Court (ICC) stated on Wednesday that her office is keeping “a close eye” on the planned demolition of a Palestinian village in the West Bank by Israeli authorities, warning that, according to international law, it could constitute a “war crime”.