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The dichotomy of Dominic Ongwen

The brutality meted out to the infamous Ugandan warlord was almost as horrifying as that delivered by him

Congolese ‘Terminator’ warlord gets harshest ever ICC sentence

An ICC spokesman confirmed it was the heaviest ever penalty handed down by the court, which was set up in 2002 to try the world's worst crimes

Ethiopia gets its injera back

Controversial patent for Ethiopia’s staple food has been overturned

CAR’s Colonel ‘Rambo’ to face war crimes charges in The Hague

A militia leader from the Central African Republic has been extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague

Britain fights for control of its last African colony

The Chagos Islands are at the heart of an international sovereignty dispute

Catalogue of abuse: Seeking justice for the Rohingya

Different teams of investigators in the world's biggest refugee camp in Bangladesh have been quietly documenting the events of 2017

The aftermath of conflict captured beautifully

Photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale has documented war and its aftermath around the world but especially in Africa. He spoke to Shaun de Waal

Showdown as West seeks to boost powers of chemical arms watchdog

A two-thirds majority, minus any abstentions, is needed for Britain's draft to pass

Duterte announces Philippines’ ‘immediate’ withdrawal from ICC

Philippine president's decision follows The Hague tribunal probe on his drug war that left as many as 20 000 dead.

​ICC ruling is an opening for the ANC to embrace global justice

JUSTICEThe International Criminal Court’s July 6 ruling on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s 2015 visit was an invitation to South Africa to renew its commitment to...

The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice

The International Criminal Court is celebrating 18 years of existence, but many nations have yet to sign its Rome Statute.

ICC prosecutors seek Kenyatta’s phone, bank records

While prosecutors at the ICC seek access to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's bank and phone records, his government denies intimidating witnesses.

Côte d’Ivoire hands Laurent Gbagbo ally to ICC

The Ivorian government has handed youth leader Charles Ble Goude over to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.

Charles Taylor begins appeal against 50-year sentence

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.

Cash-strapped ICC criticised over militia leader’s acquittal

The International Criminal Court's acquittal of a Congolese militia leader on war crimes charges has sparked a storm of criticism.

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