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Shia Massacre: All Officers Involved Must Face Immediate Prosecution at ICC–CSOs

•Says gross human rights violations committed under President Buhari, Army Chief Buratai Jude Johnson Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Nigeria have called to the Nigerian Government to respond with immediate effects to the International Criminal Court (ICC) concerning this gruesome crimeagainst humanity. The CSOs at a press Conference in Abuja

ICC Arrests Sudan Militia Leader for Darfur War Crimes

Ali Kushayb, who led state-backed militias in Darfur, has been charged with 50 war crimes and crimes against humanity. His arrest was dubbed "a great success for the ICC and its efforts to get justice for the victims." The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Tuesday that Sudanese militia leader Ali

Africa’s international crimes court is still a pipe dream

By Maram Mahdi Despite adopting the Malabo Protocol five years ago, efforts by African states to establish the court have stalled. Since June 2014 when African leaders agreed to set up an African international crimes court, there’s been no progress towards its establishment. The Malabo Protocol, adopted at an African Union (AU) summit in

ICC submission calls for prosecution of EU over migrant deaths

•Member states should face punitive action over deaths in Mediterranean, say lawyers Owen Bowcott The EU and member states should be prosecuted for the deaths of thousands of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean fleeing Libya, according to a detailed legal submission to the international criminal court (ICC). The 245-page document calls for