Recent violence in the Central African Republic makes the country’s new Special Criminal Court especially important as a means to offer justice to victims of brutal crimes committed during the country’s conflicts, Human Rights Watch said today. A new report by Human… Read More ›
International Criminal Court
A paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said on Wednesday.
The prosecutor’s office at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has important leverage to encourage countries to investigate and prosecute grave international crimes, Human Rights Watch said.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has pledged its “continued backing and unflinching support” to the International Criminal Court (ICC) upon the election of Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji as President of the Court on 11 March 2018. This was conveyed in a… Read More ›
Al Bashir case: ICC Appeals Chamber invites observations from stakeholders on legal matters raised by Jordan
The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “Court”) has issued an order, inviting the United Nations, the African Union, the European Union, the League of Arab States and the Organization of American States to submit observations by… Read More ›
Twenty international, African and Liberia-based human rights organizations have asked the Liberian president “to fulfill Liberia’s obligations to investigate and prosecute wartime atrocities.
During the final days of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency succeeded in completing two movements of stranded Somalis and Ethiopians out of Yemen, despite immense security challenges and difficult sea conditions. Two boats were deployed, one headed to Aden… Read More ›