Congolese ex-militia boss Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui on Tuesday protested his innocence at an appeal hearing before the International Criminal Court, where he was acquitted nearly two years ago of war crimes charges.
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Nairobi Thursday to crowds cheering him home, a day after becoming the first sitting President to appear before the International Criminal Court on crimes against humanity charges.
International Criminal Court prosecutors on Tuesday asked judges to rule that Kenya is not cooperating with their crimes against humanity case against Uhuru Kenyatta, as the Kenyan president flew to The Hague.
International Criminal Court judges on Monday begin hearings to decide whether Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo`s right-hand man, Charles Ble Goude, should face trial for allegedly orchestrating deadly post-election violence in 2010-11.
The International Criminal Court said Friday it had summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal over charges his government has withheld documents requested by prosecutors preparing his crimes against humanity trial.
The possibility of a war crimes investigation into the conduct of Israeli forces in Gaza, until recently unthinkable, has grown after the Palestinians said this week they wanted to become a party to the International Criminal Court.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki on Tuesday said he was optimistic the latest ceasefire in Gaza will hold, even as Palestinians renewed efforts to haul Israelis before the International Criminal Court for war crimes.
Convicted Congolese warlord Germain Katanga has dropped an appeal against a 12-year sentence for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a brutal village massacre in 2003, the International Criminal Court (ICC) said today.
International prosecutors today said it is still possible to go after those responsible for war crimes in Syria despite Russian and Chinese efforts to block cases being referred to the International Criminal Court.