Tag: war crimes

Ivory Coast – Simone Gbagbo’s acquittal shows up some fault lines

On Tuesday, March 28, former First Lady Simone Gbagbo was acquitted of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The decision was unexpected.

Ivory Coast’s former first lady cleared of war crimes charges

A court in Ivory Coast acquitted former First Lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes charges linked to her role in a 2011 civil war that killed about 3,000...

ICC's toughest trial: Africa vs. 'Infamous Caucasian Court'

Gambia's attack against its supposed 'Caucasian' justice may embolden other African states to leave the ICC.

Gambia also to withdrawal from International Criminal Court

The decision by the tiny West African nation comes just days after South Africa said it was quitting The Hague-based tribunal.

South Africa to withdraw from the International Criminal Court

A U.N. spokesman declined to confirm receipt of the document.

Ex-Congolese VP convicted of witness tampering

The court said 14 key witnesses had been coached about what to say.

Sudan – Fresh accusations of war crimes levelled against Bashir’s regime

Between 200 and 250 people, mostly children, died due to exposure to weaponised chemical agents between January and September this year.