World Jun 17

Ex-President Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast after acquittal

Gbagbo was extradited to the International Criminal Court at The Hague in 2011 and spent eight years awaiting trial on war crimes charges. A judge acquitted him in 2019, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case.

World Feb 05

ICC clears way for war crimes probe of Israeli actions

The ICC's chief prosecutor said in 2019 that there was a "reasonable basis" to open a war crimes probe into Israeli military actions in the Gaza Strip and Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank. But she asked the court…

Feb 04

ICC convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes

The International Criminal Court on Thursday convicted a former commander in the notorious Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army of dozens of war crimes and crimes against humanity ranging from multiple murders to forced marriages.

Nov 05

Kosovo president resigns to face war crimes charges

Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, a guerrilla leader during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s, resigned on Thursday and will face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity at a special court based in The Hague.