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US threatens to arrest International Criminal Court judges who probe war crimes

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton also cited a recent move by Palestinian leaders to have Israeli officials prosecuted at the ICC for human rights violations.

published on : 11th September 2018

Myanmar government to refuse media phone calls after the International Criminal Court ruling

The International Criminal Court (ICC) flexed its muscles Thursday with its unprecedented ruling that it had the power to investigate the forced deportation of Rohingya to Bangladesh.

published on : 7th September 2018

Rohingya Crisis: Dhaka for Confidential mode of submission to ICC

Earlier, Bangladesh, being one of the State Parties to the Rome Statute, responded to the request of the ICC as Bangladesh is seeking a 'sustainable solution' to the crisis.

published on : 11th June 2018

Palestinians ask International Criminal Court​ for 'immediate' probe against Israel

This includes Israeli settlement policies in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as the recent round of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, where Israeli fire killed over 100 Palestinians.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Myanmar says 'seriously concerned' over war crimes prosecutor move on Rohingya jurisdiction

Since August, nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar, the United Nations and aid agencies have said.

published on : 14th April 2018

Myanmar says ICC lacks jurisdiction to probe Rohingya crisis

Some 700,000 people from the stateless Muslim minority fled Myanmar's Rakhine state to Bangladesh following Rohingya insurgent attacks on border guard posts in August last year.

published on : 13th April 2018

Philippines' Duterte urges other nations to quit International Criminal Court

The Hague-based ICC announced last month it was launching a "preliminary examination" of Duterte's bloody anti-drug crackdown that has drawn international concern.

published on : 18th March 2018

Philippines tells UN it will quit International Criminal Court

The move comes days after Duterte announced his nation would quit the court over its preliminary inquiry into allegations his crackdown on narcotics amounts to crimes against humanity.

published on : 16th March 2018

Philippines moves to quit International Criminal Court: What does it mean?

Duterte had previously said the Philippines had never fully ratified the statute that makes it a member of the ICC.

published on : 14th March 2018

International Criminal Court war crimes prosecutors seek to open Afghan probe

In a lengthy probe first made public in 2007, the ICC has been looking at possible war crimes dating back to 2003 by the Taliban, Afghan government forces and international forces including US troops.

published on : 3rd November 2017

International court to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe 

The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court says she wants an investigation of possible war crimes allegedly committed in the war in Afghanistan.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Burundi becomes first country to leave International Criminal Court

An ICC spokesman confirms that the pullout takes effect on Friday, a year after the East African nation notified the United Nations secretary-general of its intention to leave the court.

published on : 27th October 2017