International Criminal Court

S Africa opposition sues government for not arresting Sudan president

South Africa’s main opposition party Friday filed criminal charges against several government and police officials for failing in 2015 to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court.

S African court invalidates International Criminal Court withdrawal

South Africa's government must seek legislative approval before it can withdraw from the International Criminal Court, ruled a court Wednesday, throwing up a roadblock to attempts to part ways with the international tribunal.

Ugandan warlord charged with atrocities tells ICC he was a victim

One of the senior commanders of a Ugandan militia that has been blamed for tens of thousands of deaths portrayed himself as a victim at the start of his trial at International Criminal Court on Tuesday.

Duterte warns Philippines could follow Russia's ICC withdrawal

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he might follow Russia's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has criticized a spate of killings under his administration's drug war.

Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court.

ICC: US forces in Afghanistan may have committed war crimes

There is a "reasonable basis" to believe that US forces may have carried out war crimes, including torture, in Afghanistan, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court said Monday.

UN chief urges South Africa to reconsider decision on leaving ICC

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged South African President Jacob Zuma to reconsider his country's decision to leave the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Gambia becomes third African nation to withdraw from ICC

Gambia has become the third African nation to formally declare that it wants to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), after South Africa and Burundi.

ICC: South Africa, Burundi withdrawal "watershed moment" for justice

The African continent experienced a "watershed moment" for justice after South Africa and Burundi announced their withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), the president of the court's Assembly of States Parties said Monday.

Being in ICC prevents peacekeeping work, says departing South Africa

South Africa announced Friday that it will leave the International Criminal Court, saying its ICC membership hampered its efforts to help resolve conflicts in Africa.

ICC convicts former Congolese vice president of bribing witnesses

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday convicted a former Congolese vice president and four members of his legal team of bribing witnesses in his trial.

Burundi's lawmakers pass motion to quit International Criminal Court

Burundi’s parliament Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), deepening a months-long row between the global tribunal and the volatile nation.

France to push for war crimes investigations into Syria bombardments

France wants the bombardment of Syria's city of Aleppo to be investigated by the International Criminal Court as a war crime, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Monday.

Legal expert expelled from Burundi, which aims to quit Hague court

The representative of a non-governmental organization fighting international judicial impunity has been expelled from Burundi, the organization said Friday.

Radical Islamist begs forgiveness for destroying Timbuktu monuments

A radical Islamist asked for forgiveness Monday after pleading guilty to wrecking centuries-old mausoleums in the Malian city of Timbuktu, in an unprecedented war crimes case.