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#International Criminal Court

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland
# Espionage
# Espionage

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland

Jun 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,447 Views 21 Comments

Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov had studied in Ireland under the false Brazilian alias Viktor Muller Ferreira.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Ireland to give €3 million to International Criminal Court conducting war crime probe
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ireland to give €3 million to International Criminal Court conducting war crime probe

Apr 14th 2022, 2:53 PM 6,764 Views 53 Comments

The ICC is investigating suspected war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Analysis: Under international law, is Putin criminally liable for his invasion of Ukraine?
# International Criminal Court
# International Criminal Court

Analysis: Under international law, is Putin criminally liable for his invasion of Ukraine?

Mar 31st 2022, 7:00 PM 22,877 Views 27 Comments

Trinity’s Dr Donna Lyons outlines the historical background to war crimes charges and asks where Putin’s invasion of Ukraine sits under the law.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 5 March, 2022

What are war crimes - and could Putin face trial for Russia's invasion of Ukraine?
# Investigation
# Investigation

What are war crimes - and could Putin face trial for Russia's invasion of Ukraine?

Updated Mar 5th 2022, 8:22 AM 23,120 Views 35 Comments

An Irish expert believes Putin has committed war crimes but says it will be down to international investigators to make the case.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 18 November, 2019

International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations

Nov 18th 2019, 8:39 AM 12,912 Views 22 Comments

A BBC Panorama programme claims that killings of civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq have been covered up.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes

Sep 11th 2018, 7:05 AM 25,188 Views 43 Comments

The court is considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
# Genocide
# Genocide

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?

Nov 22nd 2017, 1:45 PM 46,439 Views 82 Comments

Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony
# Child Soldiers
# Child Soldiers

Angelina Jolie 'offered to help capture' Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

Oct 8th 2017, 12:10 PM 19,983 Views 19 Comments

The actor apparently wanted to invite Kony to dinner so he could be arrested.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 4 September, 2017

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture
# Climate Of Fear
# Climate Of Fear

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture

Sep 4th 2017, 9:55 PM 8,105 Views 6 Comments

Three investigators from the UN’s Human Rights Council have been probing the political climate of the African country for the past 12 months.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Wilful killing, torture, taking of hostages - what are war crimes and how are they prosecuted?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Wilful killing, torture, taking of hostages - what are war crimes and how are they prosecuted?

Oct 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 7,674 Views 13 Comments

Five facts about war crimes, and the long, arduous legal process to bring perpetrators to justice.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 18 September, 2016

All's fair in love and war? Not when it comes to war crimes
# Column
# Column

All's fair in love and war? Not when it comes to war crimes

Sep 18th 2016, 11:00 AM 439 Views 12 Comments

Professor of international criminal justice, Dr Niamh Howlin, says countries and individuals can be held responsible for the things they do during war time.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Ireland could become home to witnesses under an international protection programme
# Relocation
# Relocation

Ireland could become home to witnesses under an international protection programme

Jun 1st 2016, 6:01 AM 14,800 Views 23 Comments

This would be the first time Ireland is involved in an international witness protection programme.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 21 March, 2016

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Former DR Congo warlord found guilty of deliberate campaign of rape and murder

Mar 21st 2016, 3:37 PM 12,220 Views 16 Comments

The International Criminal Court has convicted Jean-Pierre Bemba on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity
# The Hague
# The Hague

North Korea could face charges of crimes against humanity

Nov 19th 2014, 7:56 AM 6,692 Views 59 Comments

The United Nations has condemned the country’s human rights records.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 6 November, 2014

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'
# Mavi Marmara
# Mavi Marmara

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'

Nov 6th 2014, 6:20 PM 9,847 Views 85 Comments

Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.

# international-criminal-court - Monday 14 July, 2014

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Jul 14th 2014, 7:20 PM 8,659 Views 11 Comments

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 22 May, 2014

China and Russia veto UN bringing Syria to court for war crimes
# Investigation
# Investigation

China and Russia veto UN bringing Syria to court for war crimes

May 22nd 2014, 8:40 PM 5,494 Views 52 Comments

The Security Council wants to bring the crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes.

Eamon Gilmore calls for support on UN Syria, but Russia's already said no
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Eamon Gilmore calls for support on UN Syria, but Russia's already said no

May 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 3,215 Views 28 Comments

The resolution will seek to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Britain rejects Iraq torture claims
# Torture
# Torture

Britain rejects Iraq torture claims

Jan 12th 2014, 7:29 PM 6,118 Views 21 Comments

The British government says complaints to the International Criminal Court are “unnecessary”.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president

Mar 30th 2013, 2:32 PM 2,199 Views 1 Comment

Lawyers for challenger Raila Odinga argued before the Supreme Court that the election was marred by irregularities.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 30 November, 2012

Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote
# Israel
# Israel

Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote

Nov 30th 2012, 5:57 PM 8,011 Views 115 Comments

Construction is expected to be in the highly contentious area of the West Bank known as E1, a corridor that runs between the easternmost edge of annexed east Jerusalem and the Maaleh Adumim settlement.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
# Iraq War
# Iraq War

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Sep 2nd 2012, 10:35 AM 5,287 Views 128 Comments

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used
# Libya
# Libya

Gaddafi's son: 'no justice' in trial if evidence from torture is used

Aug 1st 2012, 8:28 AM 3,235 Views 12 Comments

Eldest son of the late dictator says he cannot get a fair trial in Libya.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities
# MelTaylor
# MelTaylor

International Criminal Court staff released by Libyan authorities

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:10 AM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

Australian lawyer Melinda Taylor and her three colleagues were detained in Libya since 7 June.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 22 June, 2012

Mladic war crimes trial to resume on 9 July
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Mladic war crimes trial to resume on 9 July

Jun 22nd 2012, 6:12 PM 1,520 Views 0 Comments

The trial of the former Bosnian Serb commander was suspended over a month ago because of ‘irregularities’ in how evidence was handled.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

More calls for release of Australian lawyer and other ICC staff in Libya

Jun 13th 2012, 4:11 PM 1,251 Views 1 Comment

A UN war crimes court has expressed its serious concern over the ongoing detention of four staff members.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Noah's Ark and whole genitalia: The week in quotes

May 20th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,288 Views 5 Comments

“You can’t even call it a fig leaf – a fig leaf covers the whole genatalia, this only covers the tip.”

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors
# The Hague
# The Hague

Mladic trial suspended 'indefinitely' due to 'significant errors' by prosecutors

May 17th 2012, 12:04 PM 2,528 Views 8 Comments

A new starting date will be established “as soon as possible” but Mladic’s lawyer has asked for a six-month delay.

# international-criminal-court - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

Apr 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,393 Views 3 Comments

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today
# Kony 2012
# Kony 2012

Sequel to Kony 2012 viral video expected today

Apr 3rd 2012, 11:24 AM 2,127 Views 13 Comments

The ‘Stop Kony’ video has been viewed over 86 million times on YouTube since its release last month.

# international-criminal-court - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania
# Libya
# Libya

Ex-Gaddafi official arrested in Mauritania

Mar 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 716 Views 0 Comments

Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty
# ICC
# ICC

In first verdict International Criminal Court finds Congo warlord guilty

Mar 14th 2012, 11:26 AM 1,200 Views 1 Comment

Thomas Lubanga has been found guilty of conscripting and enlisting children to fight for him.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Online campaign aims to make accused war criminal Joseph Kony 'famous'

Mar 7th 2012, 9:39 PM 9,766 Views 57 Comments

A viral video has sparked a campaign to bring the Ugandan leader to the International Criminal Court but concerns have been raised about the charity behind the attempt.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates
# Kenya
# Kenya

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates

Jan 24th 2012, 9:48 AM 554 Views 0 Comments

The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief
# Syria
# Syria

ICC should investigate suspected Syrian rights abuses, says UN rights chief

Dec 13th 2011, 8:03 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

Navi Pillay says that the human rights commission’s recent report on Syria concluded that state forces had committed systematic and gross violations of human rights.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo
# Côte D'Ivoire
# Côte D'Ivoire

ICC issues arrest warrant for former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo

Nov 29th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,042 Views 2 Comments

Gbagbo refused to cede power to his rival Alassane Ouattara after losing last year’s election, sparking violent divisions in the country.

# international-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations
# Syria
# Syria

UN human rights committee condemns Syrian rights violations

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:22 AM 622 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, the severely mutilated body of a journalist has been discovered just one day after he was arrested while filming anti-government protests near Homs.

# international-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son
# Libya
# Libya

ICC wants Hague judges involved in trial of Gaddafi's son

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:11 PM 1,246 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, two Irish-based Libyan have reportedly been included in the new post-Muammar Gaddafi cabinet.

# international-criminal-court - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Gaddafi's son will be tried in Libya, says interim government

Nov 20th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,196 Views 3 Comments

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says he wants to ensure Gaddafi will get a fair trial if tried in Libya.

# international-criminal-court - Friday 28 October, 2011

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son
# Libya
# Libya

International Criminal Court dealing 'indirectly' with Gaddafi's son

Oct 28th 2011, 5:28 PM 352 Views 4 Comments

The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court has said he is in indirect negotiations with Saif al-Islam Gaddafi.

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