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Russia withdraws from the International Criminal Court

Officials are quoted as saying the Hague-based tribunal is not "truly independent" and has not lived up the hopes of the international community.

Officials are quoted as saying the Hague-based tribunal is not "truly independent" and has not lived up the hopes of the international community.

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South Africa to withdraw from the ICC

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

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ICC finds former DRC vice president guilty of bribing witnesses

The former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found guilty of bribing witnesses at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

The former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found guilty of bribing witnesses at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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Nine years in jail for destroying Mali's shrines

Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.

Some say they are prepared to forgive Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi for the destruction of 10 mausoleums and religious sites in Timbuktu during Mali's 2012 conflict.

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Destroying culture is now a war crime

Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.

Former Islamist rebel Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi has been found guilty of war crimes for destroying historical sites in Timbuktu during Mali's conflict in 2012.

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Sudan's al-Bashir in Rwanda for summit, despite ICC arrest warrant

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit, defying an international warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court…

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday arrived in Rwanda for an African Union (AU) summit, defying an international warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court…

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ICC decision to drop second Kenya case 'fails victims'

The International Criminal Court has thrown out election violence charges against Kenya’s Vice-President William Ruto and ended his trial. It also

The International Criminal Court has thrown out election violence charges against Kenya’s Vice-President William Ruto and ended his trial. It also

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Radovan Karadzic war crimes: A historic verdict

March 24 will mark a day that Bosnia has been awaiting for two decades: the verdict in the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan

March 24 will mark a day that Bosnia has been awaiting for two decades: the verdict in the war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb President Radovan

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Ivory Coast's Gbagbo accused of war crimes in landmark ICC trial

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

The trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo began on Thursday at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo and his

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ICC trial begins of former Ivory Coast president, Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial today at the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity

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Judge Theodor Meron reflects on his quest for international justice

Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed

Judge Theodor Meron has presided over the International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia for the past five years. A court which has managed

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ICTY: The trials and tribulations of international justice

Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during

Since 1993 the International Criminal Tribunal of the former Yugoslavia in the Hague has sought to bring to justice perpetrators of atrocities during

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Malian man faces war crimes court over Timbuktu destruction

A man accused of ordering the destruction of historic buildings in Timbuktu in Mali has appeared before the International Criminal Court in The

A man accused of ordering the destruction of historic buildings in Timbuktu in Mali has appeared before the International Criminal Court in The

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Five of the world's most-wanted for crimes against humanity

They are accused of some of the most horrific crimes imaginable, including genocide, murder and forcing children to be sex slaves. Yet despite

They are accused of some of the most horrific crimes imaginable, including genocide, murder and forcing children to be sex slaves. Yet despite

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Sudan dismissive of ICC bid to arrest President Bashir

Sudan has dismissed attempts by the International Criminal Court to have their President Omar al -Bashir arrested while he attends an African Union

Sudan has dismissed attempts by the International Criminal Court to have their President Omar al -Bashir arrested while he attends an African Union

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Palestinian Authority joins International Criminal Court

The Palestinian Authority has joined the International Criminal Court, vowing to hand over suspects to The Hague – including their own government

The Palestinian Authority has joined the International Criminal Court, vowing to hand over suspects to The Hague – including their own government

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Exclusive: Sudan president challenges reports of mass rape by soldiers

The rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that more than 200 women and girls were raped by members of the Sudanese army in a 36-hour assault on

The rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that more than 200 women and girls were raped by members of the Sudanese army in a 36-hour assault on

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Israel freezes funds and considers lawsuits against Palestinians

Israel has announced it will freeze tax funds and attempt to bring war crime prosecutions against Palestinian leaders in retaliation to Palestinian

Israel has announced it will freeze tax funds and attempt to bring war crime prosecutions against Palestinian leaders in retaliation to Palestinian

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Palestinians complete ICC ratification and await the UN's justice

Palestinian observers at the United Nations have presented their documents ratifying the Treaty of Rome’s conditions for membership of the

Palestinian observers at the United Nations have presented their documents ratifying the Treaty of Rome’s conditions for membership of the

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Abbas signs up to International Criminal Court after UN loss

The International Criminal Court may soon be able to try crimes committed in Palestinian lands. It comes after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud

The International Criminal Court may soon be able to try crimes committed in Palestinian lands. It comes after the Palestinian President, Mahmoud

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Palestinian Authority moves towards International Criminal Court

The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security

The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security

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Kenya: vice-president's war crimes trial postponed

Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague have adjourned the trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto for a week to allow him to

Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague have adjourned the trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto for a week to allow him to