Tag: ICC

Op-Ed: Sudan’s Bashir one step closer to the ICC

Former President Omar Al-Bashir, who was deposed in a military-led coup in April 2019, is the most high-profile among the individuals wanted by the ICC: He faces charges of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed in Darfur.

Migration in the Mediterranean: It’s time for the ICC to put European leaders on trial, here’s why

In June this year two lawyers filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) naming European Union member states’ migration policies in the Mediterranean as crimes against humanity.

Understanding Africa’s role in international justice

As the world marks the Day for International Justice (DIJ), which commemorates the adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998 that helped to establish the International Criminal Court (ICC). Asamah Kadiri, Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution joins CNBC Africa for more.

Elections in Africa: democratic rituals matter even though the outlook is bleak

André Guichaoua | Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne The multi-party systems established in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia in the early 1990s have endured despite electoral violence. But democratic hopes have been dashed or perverted throughout...

ICC declines to refer S.A to UN on Sudan’s Bashir arrest

By Stephanie van den Berg THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court on Thursday rebuked South Africa for not arresting Sudan's president on a genocide warrant when he visited Johannesburg in 2015, but declined...

SA’s economic engine, Gauteng’s focus will be on delivery, accountability: Makhura

Gauteng, Africa’s richest province and the economic engine of South Africa is a place of hope. It is a place where many come to escape poverty and seek enormous opportunities. These are...

South Africa: Revocation of withdrawal from the ICC a chance to rethink thwarting pursuit of justice

"It remains to be seen if this revocation means a shift in Government’s intention to withdraw from the ICC or rather a temporary step to comply with the High Court decision and exhaust domestic procedures before formalising its withdrawal."

Gambia announces plans to stay in International Criminal Court

Former president Yahya Jammeh announced in October that he would pull Gambia out of the ICC.