Latest articles on The Hague

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.

Brutal warlord ‘deserves’ life in jail

Charles Taylor's 50-year sentence for war crimes shows that no man is above the law, writes Owen Bowcott.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday