Post Tagged with: "ICC"

Trial of Congolese Rebel Leader Bosco Ntaganda Opens

September 5, 2015 4:43 pm0 comments
Ntaganda before ICC

The Hague, Netherlands-The trial of Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntanganda opened on 2 September 2015, in The Hague, Netherlands, with the statements of the Prosecution. The start of the Prosecution’s presentation of evidence is scheduled on 15 September 2015. The trial is expected to take several months. During the first part, the Office of the Prosecutor will be presenting the evidence at the Prosecution’s disposal, submitting to the attention of the judges a large number of documents which it has compiled in the case, as well as video footage. The Prosecution will also call witnesses to testify. When the Prosecution has finished examining each witness, the Defence Counsel is given […]

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African withdrawal from ICC may be the beginning of the end for the court

September 25, 2013 11:18 pm0 comments
William Ruto

On September 5, 2013, the Parliament of Kenya voted to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing the defense of their sovereignty and the resistance of international interference in Kenyan political affairs. Kenya became the first country to withdraw from the Rome Statute – the treaty which established the ICC in 1998.

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