Latest International Criminal Court News

ICC rejects compensation claim by former Congo VP Bemba

May. 18, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court on Monday rejected a multimillion euro compensation claim by a former Congolese vice president who was cleared of war crimes charges after spending a decade in the court's custody. Jean-Pierre Bemba filed a claim for compensation and damages...

In this photo taken Monday, April 27, 2020, crowds of supporters of the ruling party gather for the start of the election campaign, in Bugendana, Gitega province, Burundi. Burundi is kicking out the World Health Organization's top official in the country Walter Kazadi Mulombo and three experts, saying they must leave by Friday, May 15, 2020, just days before the presidential election and after the WHO raised concerns about crowded political rallies which health officials say risk facilitating the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)

Burundi kicks out top WHO official in country ahead of vote

May. 14, 2020 8:22 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Burundi is kicking out the World Health Organization’s top official in the country just days before the presidential election and after the WHO raised concerns about crowded political rallies. A foreign ministry letter seen by The Associated Press says the WHO representative to...

Prosecutor says ICC is working on new Libya arrest warrants

May. 5, 2020 9:09 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Tuesday her office is working on new arrest warrants in Libya, pointing to the high number of civilian casualties from airstrikes and artillery fire while stressing that military commanders may be held responsible for crimes...