ICC to probe alleged crimes in Philippines, Venezuela
The prosecutor at the International Criminal Court Thursday (ICC) launched initial probes into alleged crimes against humanity during the "war on drugs" in the Philippines and political upheaval in Venezuela.
ICC-wanted Libya commander 'hands himself in' to strongman's forces
A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges announced he has handed himself in to the allied forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar.
Conflict zones and violence against children
According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), children in conflict zones around the world came under attack on a shocking scale throughout 2017 and have become frontline targets...
Pandemonium in Kaduna as police disperse Shiites procession
Pandemonium ensued in Kaduna metropolis yesterday when members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites...
Venezuela's ex-prosecutor urges ICC to probe Maduro
Venezuela's former attorney general urged the International Criminal Court on Thursday to launch an investigation into alleged abuses of murder and torture by the leaders of the crisis-hit country.
Burundi rejects war crimes probe but opposition welcomes it
Burundi on Friday rejected plans by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to allow prosecutors to investigate war crimes in the central African nation, while rights groups and opposition politicians welcomed the move.
‘Extradition laws are based on mutual agreement, status of culprit’
The revelations were mind-boggling. Repeatedly, the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) makes fresh discoveries about huge amount of looted...
‘Military invasion of Southeast act of genocide’
A senior lawyer, Mr. Gabriel Offodile Okafor, SAN, has described the deployment and invasion of Southeast by the military as an act of genocide against peace loving people.