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Amid cries that court is 'condescending,' African Union debates ICC pullout

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — An African Union summit on a possible pullout from the International Criminal Court has opened with a blast of anger and accusations that the court is treating Africans unfairly.

Bosco Ntaganda, DR Congo's 'Terminator' warlord, in ICC custody

It is the first time any suspect has handed himself in to the ICC.

Where is the justice for Karadzic’s victims?

LONDON — “Instead of being accused of the events in our war, I should be rewarded for all the good things I have done." Those were the words of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on opening his defense at the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia in the Hague on Monday. They were unsurprising perhaps, but no less jaw-dropping for being so at odds with what actually happened in the country.

Gambia's Fatou Bensouda sworn in as new ICC chief prosecutor

The ICC has been criticized for the fact that all suspects wanted or on trial at the court are African.

African Union summit to be held in Ethiopia after Malawi refuses to host Bashir

Bashir has been indicted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes in Darfur.

Luis Moreno-Ocampo praises 'Kony 2012' video by Invisible Children

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the International Criminal Court's chief prosector, has praised the role of the viral "Kony 2012" video campaign in catching rebel leader Joseph Kony this year.

ICC finds Thomas Lubanga guilty of using child soldiers

JOHANNESBURG — The International Criminal Court has found Thomas Lubanga, the Congolese warlord, guilty of recruiting and using child soldiers.

Laurent Gbagbo makes first appearance at International Criminal Court

The 30-minute session was to establish Gbagbo's identity and that he fully understood the charges against him.

Libya: ICC begins investigating sex crimes by Gaddafi loyalists

ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said there was evidence Gaddafi had ordered the rape of hundreds of women, and that troops were given "Viagra-type" medicine to heighten their sex drive.

Laurent Gbagbo: Ivory Coast's former president in custody in The Hague

"Mr. Gbagbo is the first to be brought to account, there is more to come," promised ICC Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo.
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