Afghanistan

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan war crimes investigation

In April, the International Criminal Court refused probe into alleged atrocities by all sides in the Afghan conflict.

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan war crimes investigation

Opinion

The ICC was wrong to deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

US officials will never end up before ICC judges, but speaking truth to power could still boost the court's credibility.

Mark Kersten

by Mark Kersten

Mark Kersten

Afghanistan

ICC judges deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

International Criminal Court judges reject prosecutor's request to investigate alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.

ICC judges deny prosecution request for Afghan probe

Asia Pacific

Malaysia backtracks on decision to join ICC

Southeast Asian country signed the Rome Statute in March but still had to ratify it to become a member.

Malaysia backtracks on decision to join ICC

United States

US revokes ICC prosecutor's entry visa over Afghanistan probe

US authorities cancel Fatou Bensouda's visa in response to her inquiry into possible war crimes by US forces and allies.

US revokes ICC prosecutor's entry visa over Afghanistan probe

Philippines

Philippines officially out of the International Criminal Court

Manila moved to quit after the body launched an examination in 2018 into President Rodrigo Duterte's drug crackdown.

Philippines officially out of the International Criminal Court

ICC

DRC's Bemba seeks $77m in compensation from ICC

Former rebel leader and popular opposition figure seeks compensation from global court for legal costs, losses.

DRC's Bemba seeks $77m in compensation from ICC

Syria's War

ICC urged to investigate Syria's forced deportations

Requests filed the International Criminal Court on behalf of refugees to ask for investigation into Syria.

ICC urged to investigate Syria's forced deportations

Africa

Ivory Coast's ex-president released to Belgium

Former leader released month after he was acquitted by ICC on condition that he would surrender his passport.

Ivory Coast's ex-president Laurent Gbagbo released to Belgium

Africa

Belgium agrees to host Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after his acquittal

ICC acquitted the ex-president who stood trial for murder, rape, persecution and other inhumane acts committed in 2010.

Belgium agrees to host Ivory Coast's Gbagbo after his acquittal

Africa

ICC orders conditional release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Ex-leader stood trial for murder, rape, persecution and other inhumane acts committed in 2010's post-election violence.

ICC orders conditional release of Ivory Coast's Gbagbo

Asia

Prosecute Myanmar army chief for Rohingya 'genocide': UN envoy

UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee says holding perpetrators to account for crimes is necessary before refugees could return.

Prosecute Myanmar army chief for Rohingya 'genocide': UN envoy

Africa

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo's release delayed until February

Gbagbo was found not guilty of crimes against humanity in what some have called a blow to the ICC.

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo's release delayed until February

Africa

Ivory Coast urges calm as ICC weighs Gbagbo's return

Daughter of former president says father intends to go home as anti-Gbagbo protests erupted in Abidjan.

Ivory Coast urges calm as ICC weighs Gbagbo's return home

ICC

ICC acquits Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo of war crimes

Former president to be provisionally released after judges say prosecutors failed to satisfy burden of proof.