May 10th, 2012
Vincent Larochelle My only worry is that the whole system is not consistent with all the principles we know and love, and the system is not consistent with all the values of international criminal justice, and I’m afraid the whole system is under grave danger of just losing all credibility, and I’m a...
Dec 14th, 2010
Lusaka – Zambia has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to a regional summit even though he faces a 2009 international war crimes warrant, and says he will not be arrested if he attends. “Zambia is a member of the African Union and the AU says he has not been found guilty. So he wil...
Dec 1st, 2010
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...
Nov 15th, 2010
Figures show Somali pirates were responsible for 44% of 289 piracy incidents on world’s seas in first nine months of 2010. • Somali pirates were responsible for 44% of the 289 piracy incidents on the world’s seas in the first nine months of 2010, according to the International Chamber of ...
In East Africa
Nov 13th, 2010
Pirates hijacked a Chinese ship carrying 29 sailors in the Arabian Sea and told the ship’s owner that they were sailing the vessel to Somalia, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday. The Panama-flagged ship, named Yuan Xiang, was seized on Friday night by an unknown number of pirates...
Nov 12th, 2010
The defense team for Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president accused of war crimes, formally concluded its case on Friday, the Special Court for Sierra Leone said. The defense case began in July 2009, and 21 witnesses were called in Taylor’s defense, including Taylor, who faces an 11-coun...