International criminal law

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 10th, 2012
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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...
By benim
In News
Dec 14th, 2010
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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...
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...
By benim
In Documentary
Nov 17th, 2010
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Transcript JIM LEHRER: Next tonight: former soldiers in a children’s army that has wreaked havoc in Uganda and Central Africa. Some of the one-time child soldiers are now talking of their horrific experiences. And NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden narrates this report prepared in partnership w...
By benim
In Analysis
Nov 15th, 2010
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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 ...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 13th, 2010
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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...
By benim
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Nov 12th, 2010
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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...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 24th, 2010
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Naval commanders have accused British yachters of putting themselves at needless risk of kidnap by organising convoys through the pirate-infested Gulf of Aden. Undeterred by the abduction of their fellow mariners Paul and Rachel Chandler last year, the convoys hope for safety of numbers by sailing in...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Oct 24th, 2010
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Pirates hijacked a gas vessel with a crew of 17 off the coast of Kenya, officials said Sunday. The Singapore-registered liquefied petroleum gas vessel issued a distress call Saturday night. At the time the pirates boarded, the vessel was on its way from Mombasa, Kenya, to Mahe, Seychelles, according ...