INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

  • Kenyan election heads to nail-biting finish March 8, 2013

    Nairobi: Kenya's presidential race tightened on Friday as Uhuru Kenyatta's lead slipped to a level that could mean there is no outright winner and open the way for a tense, second round run-off against his main rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Kenyatta, 51, the deputy prime minister, who is due...
  • AntiKony group releases followup to viral video April 6, 2012

    Los Angeles: The makers of the viral "Kony 2012" video that drew world attention to a violent rebel campaign by fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony released a new film on Thursday, pushing back against criticism that their work oversimplified a longrunning conflict. The video, shot in the same energetic and idealistic...
  • Gaddafi's son Saif alIslam arrested in Libya August 22, 2011

    Amsterdam: The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Sunday Saif alIslam, the son of Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, had been arrested in Libya. "Saif was captured in Libya," prosecutor Luis MorenoOcampo told Reuters. "We have confidential information from different sources that we have within Libya confirming this. "It is very important to make...
  • Defiant Gaddafi threatens attacks in Europe July 2, 2011

    Tripoli: A defiant Muammar Gaddafi threatened on Friday to carry out attacks in Europe against "homes, offices, families," unless NATO halts its campaign of airstrikes against his regime in Libya. The Libyan leader, sought by the International Criminal Court for brutally crushing an uprising against him, delivered the warning in an...
  • Gaddafi investigated over use of drugs for rapes June 9, 2011

    United Nations: The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has said that he is investigating whether Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi provided Viagratype drugs to Libyan soldiers to promote the rape of women during the current conflict. Luis Moreno Ocampo said on Wednesday his office is collecting evidence on rapes and...
  • War crimes prosecutor targets Gaddafi, allies May 17, 2011

    The Hague/Tripoli: The world's top war crimes prosecutor sought an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, accusing him of killing protesters who want an end to end his fourdecade rule. International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis MorenoOcampo also asked judges, who must now see if there is enough evidence to issue...
  • World Court seeks arrest warrant for Gaddafi May 16, 2011

    The Hague: The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Monday that he had requested arrest warrants for Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif alIslam and the country's spy chief on charges of crimes against humanity. ICC prosecutor Luis MorenoOcampo had said earlier in May that he would seek three arrest warrants...
  • International judge rules against lawyers' wigs April 19, 2011

    The Hague: Hair today, gone tomorrow. A judge has asked lawyers to shed their wigs next time they appear before her at the International Criminal Court. A handful of attorneys appeared Monday in traditional black gowns and white horsehair wigs for a preliminary hearing in a case dealing with violence after...
  • Sudan expels aid workers, hunger crisis looms large March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Sudan is at the cusp of a major humanitarian crisis. More than a million people could go hungry in Darfur from the month of May, as a result of gaps left by the expulsion of foreign aid and relief groups by the government. This shocking assessment has been...
  • International court indicts Sudan Prez for genocide July 15, 2008

    The Hague, The Netherlands: The International Criminal Court (ICC) has indicted Sudanese President Omar alBashir on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. He's the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC for genocide. This follows three years of investigation into abuses in Darfur. ...