International Criminal Court (ICC) - News and expert analyses

The only permanent international criminal court

Take a deep dive into the world of the International Criminal Court (ICC) with our news articles and expert analyses. Based in The Hague in the Netherlands, it was founded by the Rome Statute (international treaty signed by 120 States in 1998). Active since the ratification of the treaty in 2002 (by 60 States), it is responsible for judging those accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, crimes of aggression and war crimes. Sometimes criticized for its lack of results (judgments), its functioning or its budget, its investigations are often considered as means of political or diplomatic pressure. Justice Info deciphers the incessant flow of information that revolves around the world's most mediatized court.

Ugandan child soldier turned "war criminal" on trial at ICC

The trial of Ugandan Dominic Ongwen, a former child soldier turned commander of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), started at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday December 6. Ongwen is accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in northern Uganda between 2002 and 2005. Seated in the box for the accused, […]
By Stéphanie Maupas, correspondent in The Hague
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