Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 11:02
It has been three years since Fatou Bensouda assumed her position as chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). When the Gambian lawyer took over the post from Luis Moreno Ocampo, it was widely believed that she would strike the right balance between continuity and change.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 14:35
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… the International Criminal Court kicked off three cases against two Kenyan politicians and one journalist. Years later, the case against the current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, crashed and burned while the case against Joseph Sang and William Ruto are coming to a close.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:33
Last week, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, released a statement regarding the upcoming elections in Burundi. The statement is in line with the Office of the Prosecutor’s policy of trying to deter post-election violence in states parties.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:21
The ICC has long faced major criticism regarding its investigations in Ivory Coast. Former President Laurent Gbagbo is being held in The Hague, awaiting trial, while crimes reportedly committed by militias supporting the current president, Alassane Ouattara, don’t seem to have been probed.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:41
Sometimes prosecutors make statements which people in our community have reactions to. In this case an international law students takes to task the prosecutor of the ICC. Is the ICC prosecutor acting ultra vires - beyond her legal authority - when she warns individuals and groups in Nigeria who might disrupt the elections?
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 13:29
The Comoros has submitted an official request to review the ICC prosecutor’s decision to take no further action in the Mavi Marmara - Ship to Gaza - case. This is an issue that concerns a lot of people, but a complicated issue. Here's a breakdown of what you need to know.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 14:56
The decision to drop the case against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta last year was seen as a big blow to the ICC prosecutor. But now Fatou Benosuda has published a slightly redacted version of her pre-trial brief – a 73-page document stuffed with controversial claims and interesting theories.
Monday, January 19, 2015 - 14:33
A press release from the ICC prosecutor saying she will open a preliminary examination into the situation of the Palestinian Territories rocked social media on Friday. Random tweeters hailed Fatou Bensouda’s decision as the beginning of the end for impunity, saying justice would finally be served and Israel held accountable.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 12:01
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta could have been be the first sitting head of state to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 14:59
As 2014 draws to a close, Justice Hub presents highlights of the best cartoons we featured from Cartoon Movement.