Dossier on UK War Crimes in Iraq Goes to the International Criminal Court

Devastating dossier on ‘abuse’ by UK forces in Iraq goes to International Criminal Court Senior UK military and political figures could end up in the dock as 400 victims denounce ‘systemic’ use of torture and cruelty Jonathan Owen A devastating 250-page dossier, detailing allegations of beatings, electrocution, mock executions and sexual assault, has been presented…

Africa vs the ICC’s “Selective Justice”

«Sans détour » démystifie la CPI L’actualité de ces derniers jours nous offre l’opportunité de parler d’un dossier que les Africains ont décidé de régler toute affaire cessante: A savoir comment chercher les voies et moyens de soustraire l’un des leur à la justice occidentale qu’est la Cour Pénale Internationale, véritable tribunal qui servirait principalement…

If Charles Taylor is a War Criminal, Then So are Obama, Bush and Clinton

UN Document Regarding the Charles Taylor Verdict: SC/11133 27 September 2013 On Charles Taylor Judgement by Appeals Chamber of Special Court for Sierra Leone “Whereas Liberian president Charles Taylor was accused of encouraging the slaughter of possibly 50,000 people in Sierra Leone, Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have armed, financed and protected the…

Memo to the International Criminal Court: Put Up or Shut Up About Not Targeting Africans

Is the International Criminal Court guilty of “international racial profiling”? The ICC has managed to indict only Africans for crimes against humanity, “while ignoring numerous civilian deaths caused by U.S. air strikes in Afghanistan and other crimes committed by non-Africans. By Mark P. Fancher “It is important to determine the U.S. role, if any, in…

Libyan Rebels and International Criminal Court (ICC) Battle Over Seif al-Islam

Son and heir-apparent to Gaddafi still held by militias after nearly two years By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A disagreement between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the current Libyan government has highlighted the crises that have worsened during the post-Gaddafi era in the North African state of Libya. Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of…

African Union 21st Summit Threatens Withdrawal From the International Criminal Court (ICC)

Heads-of-state meet in Ethiopia to commemorate jubilee anniversary of the OAU By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Over fifty member-states of the continental organization the African Union concluded its 21st Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 27. The regional grouping was commemorating the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU)…