Hariri wants to see Assad at ICC

Syrian President Bashar Assad should face the same fate as former Liberian President Charles Taylor at The Hague, the former Lebanese prime minister said. A special U.N.-backed court for Sierra Leone found Taylor guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes during the civil war in Sierra Leone. Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said the […]

Probe into Israeli war crimes aborted by ICC

The International Criminal Court prosecutor said Tuesday he would hold off on a probe into alleged Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories until the UN rules on Palestinian statehood. “The office [of the prosecutor] has assessed that it is for the relevant bodies at the UN or the Assembly of State Parties to make […]

ICC Issues Second Arrest Warrant for Sudan’s al-Bashir

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir for the crime of genocide. It is the second ICC warrant for his arrest. In 2009, Mr. Bashir was charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity. ICC spokesperson Sonja Robla says President Bashir is charged with genocide