Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “Government announces temporary ban on traveling abroad for work” In an effort to curb the rising tide of abuse and exploitation of Ethiopian migrants, [there will be] a temporary freeze on citizens traveling abroad for employment. The temporary ban has been issued to prevent ab...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2013
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On October 11-12, 2013, the African Union (AU) will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to formally withdraw from the Rome Statute in supremely dramatic form. The world for the first time will witness a choreographed denunciation (announcement of termination) of an international treaty by an entire conti...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
In African Union (AU)
May 27th, 2013
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By Tiina Intelmann The relationship between Africa and the International Criminal Court (ICC) is remarkable in its history, and dynamic. Africa and the ICC share the fundamental value of fighting impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community. Afric...
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Feb 27th, 2013
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Authorities at the NPA have received a complaint alleging that at least 80 Zimbabwean women were systematically raped by suspected supporters of President Robert Mugabe in the run-up to the 2008 presidential run-off. But despite the optimism sounding from AIDS Free World, the organisation that lodged...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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NAIROBI — Kenyan activists submitted a fresh appeal Monday petitioning for a court ruling on the eligibility of two presidential running mates charged with crimes against humanity over election violence five years ago. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, 51, and his deputy, ex-minister William Ruto...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2012
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Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for being here today and thank you in particular to the Institute for Security Studies for so very kindly organising this important seminar. It is a great pleasure for me to talk to you to you on pressing issues relating to justice, peace and securit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2012
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by Tesfay Atsbeha and Kahsay Berhe The inhuman measures of expelling Ethiopians from their own country in the district of Gura Ferda, Ethiopia should outrage all Ethiopians. How can hardworking innocent farmers, women and children who were living legally be deprived of their houses, farmland and belo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 9th, 2012
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Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) letter to ICC Prosecutor, Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, and the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). M.P. Dillon Head of Information & Evidence Unit Office of the Prosecutor Post Office Box 19519, 2500 CM The Hague, The Nether...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 5th, 2011
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The Hague – Former Ivorian strongman Laurent Gbagbo will appear before International Criminal Court judges for the first time on Monday over his role in the deadly aftermath of last year’s polls. Gbagbo, the first ex-president to be brought before the Hague-based court, will face four cou...