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Statement of the International Criminal Court on recent measures announced by the US

The ICC stands firmly by its staff and officials and remains unwavering in its commitment to discharging, independently and impartially, the mandate bestowed upon it by the Rome Statute and the States that are party to it

The International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court") (www.ICC-CPI.int) expresses profound regret at the announcement of further threats and coercive actions, including financial measures, against the Court and its officials, made earlier today by the Government of the United States. The ICC stands firmly by its staff and officials and…

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Afghanistan: International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber authorises the opening of an investigation

The Appeals Chamber found that the Prosecutor is authorised to investigate within the parameters identified in the Prosecutor’s request of 20 November 2017

Today, 5 March 2020, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (‘ICC’ or ‘Court’) (https://www.ICC-CPI.int)decided unanimously to authorise the Prosecutor to commence an investigation into alleged crimes under the jurisdiction of the Court in relation to the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Appeals Chamber’s judgment amended…

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Yekatom and Ngaïssona case: International Criminal Court (ICC) Pre-Trial Chamber II confirms part of the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity and commits suspects to trial

The Chamber found that there are substantial grounds to believe that M. Yekatom has committed these crimes jointly with others or through other persons

Today, 11 December 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “Court”) (https://www.ICC-CPI.int/) issued a unanimous decision partially confirming the charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity brought by the Prosecutor against Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona and committed them to trial before a Trial Chamber.…

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International Criminal Court (ICC) Judges Authorise Opening of an Investigation into the Situation in Bangladesh/Myanmar

The Chamber concluded that the Court may exercise jurisdiction over crimes when part of the criminal conduct takes place on the territory of a State Party

On 14 November 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or the "Court") (https://www.ICC-CPI.int/) authorised the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for the alleged crimes within the ICC’s jurisdiction in the Situation in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh/Republic of the Union of Myanmar (“the situation in…

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Bosco Ntaganda Sentenced to 30 Years’ Imprisonment

To make its decision, the Chamber received submissions from the parties and participants regarding the possible sentence, heard witnesses and admitted evidence

On 7 November 2019, Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) (https://www.ICC-CPI.int/), unanimously, sentenced (http://bit.ly/32mJ6j9) Bosco Ntaganda to a total of 30 years of imprisonment. The time Mr Ntaganda has spent in detention at the ICC - from 22 March 2013 to 7 November 2019 - will be deducted from this…

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International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Chamber VI declares Bosco Ntaganda guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity

The Chamber will receive submissions from the parties and participants regarding the possible sentence and will schedule a separate hearing

Today, 8 July 2019, Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (https://www.ICC-CPI.int/) found Mr Bosco Ntaganda guilty, beyond reasonable doubt, of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed in Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in 2002-2003. Trial Chamber VI, composed of Judge Robert Fremr,…

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ICC Registrar completes first official visit to Bamako, Mali

This was the Registrar's first visit to Mali since his election in March 2018, to further strengthen support for the Court’s activities in the country

The Registrar of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court") Peter Lewis was on an official visit to Bamako, Mali from 24 to 28 March 2019 to meet with high-level representatives from the Government, the diplomatic community, the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), the media,…

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Rome Statute 20th anniversary high-level commemorations generate strong calls for justice

High-level representatives of more than 30 States in attendance included the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

On 16 and 17 July 2018, an event was held at the headquarters of International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”) (www.ICC-CPI.int), in The Hague, The Netherlands, to mark the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the ICC. High-level representatives of more than 30 States in…

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International Criminal Court (ICC) Audio-visual statements on the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute - 17 July 2018

Adopted on 17 July 1998, the Rome Statute is the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, supported by over 120 countries

The Rome Statute - the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court - turns 20 tomorrow, 17 July 2018. Please find below audio-visual statements of the ICC Prosecutor and Registrar on the occasion of this important milestone. Additional materials on ongoing commemorations will be circulated tomorrow, as well as on…

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International Criminal Court (ICC) President concludes official visit to Nigeria

President Eboe-Osuji underlined that the active support of States is crucial in re-energising the mission of the International Criminal Court (ICC), of which Nigeria is a founding and important member

The President of the International Criminal Court, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, has concluded an official visit to Nigeria, where he met with the senior leadership of the country to discuss ways to strengthen the international criminal justice system aimed at suppressing impunity for the gravest crimes. During his stay in Abuja…