International Criminal Court
Netanyahu vows to fight 'anti-Semitic' ICC ruling
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday angrily rejected an International Criminal Court's ruling that paves the way for war crimes probe into the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories
ICC, Anmesty Int'l, listed among cohorts to prolong war against insurgency, terrorism in Nigeria
The International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and their cohorts plan to prolong the war against insurgency and terrorism in Nigeria, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) has said.
#EndSARS: Buratai reacts to ICC’s plans to investigate Army
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes” will lead to a severe setback to all internal security operations across Nigeria. The ICC’s General Prosecutor had said she would seek full…
Firm sues bank for allegedly blocking account linked to #EndSARS protests
Gatefield Nigeria Ltd, a public affairs company, has sued Access Bank Plc for allegedly blocking an account used to promote media coverage of the #EndSARS protests against police brutality in the country. The company said the blocking of the accounts was an illegal and is demanding damages of 100 million naira ($262,000), according to court…
International Criminal Court opens investigation into #EndSARS protest
The International Criminal Court (ICC) said it is conducting a preliminary examination into the recent #EndSARS protests against police brutality in Nigeria. BBC reports that the office of the ICC prosecutor in a statement said it had received information on alleged crimes. The examination, ICC said, will “assess whether the legal criteria for opening an…
#EndSARS: International Criminal Court says it has 'received information alleging crimes'
International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday said her office is paying a close eye on developments in Nigeria. "My office has been closely following the events around the current protests in Nigeria and the reaction of Nigeria’s law enforcement and security agencies," Bensouda said in a tweet. "Any loss of life or…
Nigerian nominee, Bello ranks low amongst contenders for ICC job
The Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for the position of judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC)
Sudan court upholds corruption conviction of ousted leader Bashir
Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday lost an appeal against a sentence of two years in detention for corruption, his lawyer said.
Group takes Buhari to ICC over inaction against alleged genocide by herders
The Democracy Vanguard of Nigerians in the Diaspora (DVND) yesterday took President Muhammadu Buhari to the international criminal court (ICC) over his alleged inaction to curtail herdsmen’s killings in the country.
Group takes FG to ICC over 13.2m ‘uneducated’ kids
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Federal Government for allegedly leaving 13.2 million children out of school.
Nigeria will continue to support ICC, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will continue to support the International Criminal Court (ICC) in fulfilling its mandates. The president stated this when he received the Nigerian-born President of the ICC, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, at the State House, Abuja on Friday. Buhari appealed to developed countries to take the ICC “more seriously in order to…