Friday, April 14, 2017 - 00:00
In this week's review, news about Gotovina charges, timing for ICC Contempt appeal, African Court direct access, South Sudan genocide claims, and more
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 17:19
Last week at The Hague, South Africa finally got a chance to explain its failure to arrest wanted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir back in 2015. The timing could have been better. A combination of unexpected political and economic developments conspired to present South Africa before the International Criminal Court (ICC) when the “Rainbow nation” wasn’t feeling particularly good about itself.
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.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 11:33
It has been a decade since the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened its investigation into alleged mass atrocities committed in Darfur. Those ten years have been, to say the least, a rocky ride for international justice.
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 12:40
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's presence at the India-Africa summit has sparked off a flurry of comments on social media.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:44
One week after people in the world of international justice were at the edge of their seats, we’re starting to see the aftermath of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's narrow escape from justice in South Africa.
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.
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 13:59
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been the talk of the town over the last few days for a number of reasons. The ICC-indicted leader of Sudan not only went to elections unopposed, he also decided to travel outside of Africa and the Middle East for the first time in four years.
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.