US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), tells FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman that the United States’ decision to sanction the ICC officials investigating alleged war crimes committed by US troops in Afghanistan is an act of pure “political revenge”. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatour Bensouda

Kosovo President Thaci indicted for alleged war crimes

Kosovo PM Avdullah Hoti canceled his trip to Washington, where Kosovo and Serbian leaders had planned to meet for talks at the White House. This comes after the Kosovan President Hashim Thaci and nine other former separatist fighters were indicted this week on a range of alleged war crimes charges. MORE: https://on.rt.com/akap Subscribe to RT! … Read more Kosovo President Thaci indicted for alleged war crimes

ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor is expected to launch an investigation into potential war crimes committed by Israelis. The court’s pre-trial chamber is looking at what jurisdiction it has over illegally occupied Palestinian territory. Palestinians have long called for the ICC to begin examining cases. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim spoke to a family whose son … Read more ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci indicted for war crimes

Kosovo’s president and nine other former separatist fighters were indicted on a range of crimes against humanity and war crimes charges, including murder, by a court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs, Albanians and Roma during and after Kosovo’s 1998-99 independence war with Serbia.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Kosovo President Hashim Thaci indicted for war crimes

War crimes prosecutor seeks charges against Kosovo’s President Thaci

Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci has been charged with 10 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, a Hague-based tribunal said Wednesday. The alleged crimes were committed during the country’s conflict in the 1990s. FRANCE 24 correspondent Stephanie Van Der Berg says judges must still approve the indictment before a case can continue to possible … Read more War crimes prosecutor seeks charges against Kosovo’s President Thaci

Haftar forces accused of planting landmines in residential areas

The 14-month battle for the Libyan capital may finally be over, but the threat to civilian life remains. Landmines have killed dozens of people and there are warnings of more casualties as evacuees start to return home. The UN-recognised government has accused forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar of committing war crimes by … Read more Haftar forces accused of planting landmines in residential areas

Darfur militia leader appears before ICC

In tonight’s edition: Former Sudanese commander Ali Kushayb  charged with over 50 crimes against humanity appears before the ICC. The war crimes suspect says charges against him are ‘untrue’. Dozens are killed in new attacks in Northeast Nigeria. The violence is the latest in a spike of violence from teh Islamic State West Africa Province … Read more Darfur militia leader appears before ICC

ICC slams Washington for sanctions: ‘We’re the last hope of atrocity victims’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned a new round of American sanctions on officials probing potential US war crimes, saying Washington’s “threats and coercive actions” cannot be allowed to hinder the rule of law. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/ajba Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us … Read more ICC slams Washington for sanctions: ‘We’re the last hope of atrocity victims’

Why is the US targeting the International Criminal Court? | Inside Story

The United States is facing criticism around the world for its latest threats against the International Criminal Court. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order sanctioning the ICC’s staff and their families. The US, which is not a member of the Hague-based tribunal, is angry at investigations into suspected war crimes in Afghanistan that … Read more Why is the US targeting the International Criminal Court? | Inside Story

ICC says Trump sanctions attack the court, victims of atrocities

The International Criminal Court has rejected the US president’s plans to impose sanctions on some of its officials. Donald Trump is trying to stop an investigation into allegations of American war crimes in Afghanistan. But the ICC says the move will undermine its efforts to ensure accountability for mass atrocities. Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports … Read more ICC says Trump sanctions attack the court, victims of atrocities

Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials

President Donald Trump authorized U.S. economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials

ICC: U.S. move ‘an unacceptable attempt to interfere with rule of law’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says U.S. sanctions against its employees are a form of threats and coercion. The response comes after President Donald Trump approved economic and travel sanctions against ICC staff who investigated whether U.S. forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC says the U.S. move is “an unacceptable attempt to interfere … Read more ICC: U.S. move ‘an unacceptable attempt to interfere with rule of law’

Trump authorises ICC sanctions over investigation of US war crimes in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized U.S. economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Trump authorises ICC sanctions over investigation of US war crimes in Afghanistan

Trump authorises sanctions against ICC for investigating US war crimes in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized U.S. economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court employees involved in an investigation into whether American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more Trump authorises sanctions against ICC for investigating US war crimes in Afghanistan

Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won’t be threatened by ‘kangaroo court’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that Washington would not allow Americans to be threatened by “a kangaroo court,” after President Donald Trump authorized sanctions against an International Criminal Court investigation into whether U.S. forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news … Read more Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won’t be threatened by ‘kangaroo court’