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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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 African Race Hunting, the Race Card and Racing After African Thugs? Hailemariam Desalegn, the titular prime minister of Ethiopia, says the International Criminal Court (ICC) is on African safari. In May 2013, according to the BBC, Desalegn said, “African leaders were concerned that out of those indi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 17th, 2013
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The Federal Government has said it will hand over arrested members of the Boko Haram sect to the International Criminal Court located at The Hague, Netherlands, for prosecution. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, who made the Presidency’s position known in ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Feb 25th, 2013
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Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane/Pretoria) Analysis On Friday 15 February 2013, the High Court of Kenya finally made a ruling on the suitability of the Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta, to contest the March 4 elections. In its verdict, the panel of five judges pointed ou...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 14th, 2012
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Australia and Pakistan could ask the ICC for permission to stage the longest bilateral Twenty20 international series ever played later this year. The two countries are due to meet for a series of five ODIs and three T20s in August, but finding a suitable venue has proven difficult for Pakistan, espec...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 21st, 2012
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established on July 1, 2002 with the intention of acting as a permanent tribunal for heinous international offenses (crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes, and more recently, crimes of aggression). Unlike the International Court of Justice—the judici...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 17th, 2012
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The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said on Wednesday he would not oppose a delay to the start of a trial of four prominent Kenyans, including two leading presidential hopefuls, accused of fuelling post-election violence in 2007. The group, including former Finance Minister Uhur...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Mar 12th, 2012
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The Hague – The International Criminal Court will hand down judgment in the trial of Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga on Wednesday in its first verdict since launching almost a decade ago. The former rebel commander will face a three-judge bench at a public hearing set down for 10:00 at ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 5th, 2011
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GATUNDU, Kenya – An official with the freedom of expression group Article 19 says speeches being made in Kenya by suspects charged at the International Criminal Court could fan the flames of violence. Henry Maina says the so-called “prayer meetings” held by Deputy Prime Minister and Finan...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 23rd, 2010
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Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said on Thursday he and his government opposed leaving the International Criminal Court (ICC) process and that trials of post-election violence suspects will go ahead at The Hague. “It is said clearly that even if you are to pull out … the process takes ...
By benim
In Asia
Dec 1st, 2010
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday asked why the International Criminal Court (ICC) is not indicting Tony Blair and George W. Bush for war crimes instead of prosecuting Sudan’s leader. Mugabe, speaking at a joint summit of the European Union and African states, said the ICC was apply...