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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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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) 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…

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Video News Release: International Criminal Court (ICC) hosts launch of civil society forum to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute

More than 280 persons attended the event, including protagonists of the Rome Statute’s adoption, ICC officials, representatives of states, regional and international organizations, and civil society

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On 15 February 2018, the International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) hosted the launch of the Coalition for the ICC’s (www.CoalitionForTheICC.org) commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute (https://goo.gl/TkmP61) – the Court’s founding treaty– with an Open Forum at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands. More…

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ICC launches #JusticeMatters social media campaign to mark 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice

Participants are invited to submit photos, to ask their networks to like and share them, and to challenge their friends to add a little justice to their world view

The International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) is launching a new #JusticeMatters social media campaign (http://apo.af/pxq4uT) from 1 to 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, including a Facebook photo contest (http://apo.af/pxq4uT). Participants are invited to submit photos, to ask their networks to like and share them, and to challenge their friends…