The International Criminal Court’s first major hearings in the case of Ali Kosheib on May 24, 2021, are an important step toward justice for grave crimes committed in Darfur, Sudan, Human Rights Watch said today. But the absence of four other top suspects, including former president Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, spotlights the need for Sudanese authorities to transfer them to the ICC without further delay.
The recruitment of political party body guards as Marshalls to protect political parties has been banned following a consultative meeting between security stakeholders and representatives of political parties in the country
Sierra Leone, Guinea Sign Communique, Commit to Mutual Security, Public Health and Socio-Economic Interests
President Julius Maada Bio has concluded his 2-day working visit to Conakry where the two countries committed to reopening on Thursday 18 Feb the land border that was closed since early last year due to COVID-19.
The Government of Japan has provided US$1.6 million (JPY 178 million) contribution for the much-needed food assistance to vulnerable people in the Central African Republic, amid a deepening humanitarian crisis.
Following his election as a Judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in December 2020, on 2 February 2021, Mr Lordkipanidze submitted his letter of resignation, with immediate effect, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV).
The UN deputy human rights chief and the independent expert on Myanmar have called for targeted sanctions against the leaders of what they both described as the coup that took place in the country last week, as the Human Rights Council met in special session on Friday to discuss the ongoing crisis.
Trial Chamber V postponed the opening of the trial in the case The Prosecutor v. Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona at the International Criminal Court (ICC) to 16 February 2021.