Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:05
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) rule on Thursday whether South Africa had the obligation to arrest the president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, during an official visit. What are the legal and political issues at stake?
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about Ntaganda’s testimony, Bemba’s leave to appeal on reparation experts, the beginning of the Stanisic and Simatovic retrial, the ICC Prosecutor on Darfur and more
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 14:40
The campaign against Omar al-Bashir racked up an impressive win this week. In the latest development in an ongoing legal tug-of-war, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that the government of South Africa had acted unlawfully when it refused to detain and surrender Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) during a visit to the country last June.
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 13:55
Darfur is a region in western Sudan. Roughly the size of Spain, In 2003, two rebel groups - the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) - began attacking the government of Sudan which is oppressing Darfur’s non-Arab population.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 09:16
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has always had something of a phobia of politics. The Court has a deep-seated fear of appearing to be political. The Rome Statute and only the Rome Statute, its prosecutors insist, informs its decision-making. Politics simply cannot and does not affect or impinge on any decisions the Court makes.
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 16:35
The ICC is like a harmless puppy without state cooperation. That’s probably what Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir thought when he decided to visit South Africa. He left the country while a Pretoria court was about to issue an arrest warrant.
Friday, January 2, 2015 - 10:58
Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir will not be put on trial at the International Criminal Court.
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:03
Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir has been welcomed in Saudi Arabia. He is under an arrest warrant from the ICC - now five years old - on charges including genocide. But that hasn't stopped him from paying regular visits abroad.