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Key evidentiary rulings in William Ruto's case expected this Friday

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court has said it will deliver its ruling on the applicability of Rule 68 in the case against Deputy President William Ruto and former radio presenter Joshua Sang on Friday. 89 more words

Torture Warrants: Dealing with the Inevitable Fallibility of the Nation-State

Under all circumstances, torture should never be an option. There is no nation responsible enough or so infallible that it should have the privilege to wield the power of torture—legally or illegally, with or without warrant. 775 more words

Confirmation of charges hearing in Dominic Ongwen case: hopeful signs for gender justice?

From 21 to 27 January 2016, the confirmation of charges hearing in the Dominic Ongwen case was held at the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is an important case for many reasons, one of which is this post’s subject: the case includes a high number of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) charges, which, if confirmed, would be the broadest range of such crimes ever to come to trial at the ICC. 890 more words


Advocate Legal Report From Nigeria

Ikemba Ojukwu’s estate: Mrs. Bianca Onoh Ojukwu will appear in court for cross examination on April 26, 2016; ICC hears Femi Falana’s petition against ex-NSA Col. 561 more words

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ICC: Former Ivorian President Gbagbo on Trial

The International Criminal Court (ICC at The Hague) trial of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his former youth minister, Charles Blé Goudé has begun. The trial which began on January 28, 2016, shows that justice can reach those who once appeared untouchable, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday January 28, 2016 . 81 more words

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Kenya pushes for Africa ICC withdrawal

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the African Union (AU) to develop a roadmap for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Ex-Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo pleaded not guilty Thursday to four counts of crimes against humanity at the start of the International Criminal Court’s first trial of an ex-head of state. 393 more words