Tag: International Criminal Court

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.

Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu refutes claims of violence against opposition

Zambia's opposition parties plan to report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court at the Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals but the president has denied the allegations. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters spoke to President Lungu's Spokesperson, Amos Chanda 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...

African states consider mass withdrawal from war crimes court

Three African countries already plan to quit ICC.

Ugandan lawmakers petition International Criminal Court

A group of Ugandan lawmakers have sent a petition to the International Criminal Court to ask for an investigation into possible atrocities.