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Maldives becomes latest country to endorse International Criminal Court

Maldives today became the latest country to agree to be bound by the International Criminal Court (ICC), the independent, permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals accused of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

ICC Prosecutor looking into possibility of war crimes in Republic of Korea

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said today that his Office is looking into whether recent incidents committed in the Republic of Korea constitute war crimes after receiving communications from Korean citizens alleging that to be the case.

Saint Lucia joins growing list of States parties to International Criminal Court

Saint Lucia has joined the growing list of nations that have ratified the pact establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC), the world’s first permanent court tasked with trying people accused of the most serious offences, such as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

No impunity for crimes committed during conflict in Georgia, ICC Prosecutor says

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) stressed today that there must be no impunity for any serious crimes committed during the 2008 conflict in South Ossetia, Georgia, after they wrapped up an official visit to the Caucasus country.

European trio agree to enforce jail terms imposed by International Criminal Court

Three European countries today signed an agreement with the International Criminal Court (ICC) to enforce the tribunal judges’ sentences of imprisonment, taking the number of countries that are willing to detain people convicted by the ICC to five.

Bangladesh sets regional precedent as it joins International Criminal Court

Bangladesh has become the first South Asian country to ratify the pact that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) and gave it a mandate for trying people accused of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Kenya: ICC official names 20 people most responsible for post-election clashes

Following a request for additional information from the International Criminal Court (ICC) earlier this month, its Prosecutor today named the 20 people he says are most responsible for the deadly post-election ethnic violence which swept Kenya in December 2007 and January 2008.

International Criminal Court asks for more data for Kenyan violence probe

The International Criminal Court (ICC) today asked for additional information as it decides whether or not to go forward with an investigation into the deadly post-election violence clashes which rocked Kenya in December 2007 and January 2008.

International Criminal Court receives materials on Kenyan post-election violence

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) today received sealed information about persons suspected of being responsible for last year’s post-election violence in Kenya from Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary-general who helped mediate an end to the deadly clashes.

ICC begins radio series to explain activities to Central Africans

The International Criminal Court (ICC) today launches a series of radio programmes in the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of an outreach campaign aimed at informing the country’s population about the court’s mandate and activities.