The International Criminal Court said Friday it has issued a second arrest warrant for a former Congolese rebel leader who is now a general in the Congolese Army despite war crimes accusations.
Rwanda officially closed on Monday its village tribunals overseeing the prosecution of suspects in a 1994 genocide that left 800,000 dead, marking the end of more than a decade of local court prosecutions.
CNN's Nima Elbagir looks back at the ICC trial that brought Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga to justice.
The International Criminal Court swore in Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda as its new prosecutor Friday, the first woman to assume the top job at the world war crimes tribunal.
On January 20, 1942 the Nazi high command gathered at a villa in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss eliminating European Jewry. One attendee expressed reservations, worrying that they might one day be held responsible. Hitler dismissed the man's concerns, saying, "Who now remembers the Armenians?"
Libya's government on Tuesday appealed a request from the International Criminal Court to hand over Saif al-Islam Gadhafi, saying it should be given more time to make its own case.
Libya must make arrangements to hand over Saif al-Islam Gadhafi to the International Criminal Court immediately, court officials said Thursday, complaining that the son of Libya's deposed leader has been mistreated and "physically attacked" since he was captured last year.
The International Criminal Court finds a Congolese warlord guilty of war crimes. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
The International Criminal Court on Wednesday found a Congolese warlord guilty of turning children into killers, marking the war crimes tribunal's first verdict in its decade of operation.
Aisha Gadhafi, the daughter of Libya's deposed strongman Moammar Gadhafi, asked the International Criminal Court Tuesday to accept "concrete information" she believes may help her brother.
Four Kenyan officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, will stand trial on human rights violations that are alleged to have occurred after the 2007 election, the International Criminal Court ruled Monday.
Conflicting reports emerged Monday about whether the son of Libya's deposed leader would be tried there.
CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports Libyan rebels got their most wanted man - Saif Al-Islam , Gadhafi's son.
Libyan authorities were granted more time Tuesday by the International Criminal Court to say whether they plan to hand over the deposed leader's son, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted for crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court, arrived in Libya Saturday to visit with the country's post-Gadhafi leaders.
Alleged Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Mbarushimana is one step closer to freedom after judges at the International Criminal Court rejected an appeal by the chief prosecutor Tuesday to halt his release.
The International Criminal Court has dismissed charges against Callixte Mbarushimana, an alleged Rwandan rebel leader, and ordered his release.
Sudan's defense minister faces International Criminal Court charges for crimes against humanity and war crimes in the country's war-torn region of Darfur, the court said Friday.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo arrived Wednesday at the International Criminal Court in The Hague to stand trial for his role in his country's post-election violence that killed thousands.
The Kenyan government plans to appeal a warrant issued by its high court calling for the arrest of the Sudanese president over alleged war crimes.
Libya could try Saif al-Islam Gadhafi itself rather than handing him over to International Criminal Court if Libya can prove it has a functioning justice system, ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Wednesday.
International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo arrived Tuesday in Libya following the weekend capture of Moammar Gadhafi's son and the late Libyan leader's intelligence chief, the ICC said.
Saif Al-Islam Gadhafi, the second oldest son of Moammar Gadhafi, is arrested in south Libya.
Libyans celebrated late into the evening Saturday the reported capture of Moammar Gadhafi's son, Saif al-Islam, nabbed in a desert gunbattle after an 18-day stakeout.
Last week, Libya's former leader, Moammar Gadhafi, was killed, apparently by rebel forces. When he was captured, he was by all accounts alive, with a gunshot to the arm.
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, arrived in Ivory Coast Saturday to meet with government and opposition leaders as he begins an inquiry into the west African nation's post-election violence.
Malawi welcomed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for a regional trade meeting Thursday over the objections of the International Criminal Court and human rights activists.
The International Criminal Court on Monday granted the court's chief prosecutor permission to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ivory Coast during months of post-election turmoil last year.
The International Criminal Court will present charges Thursday in the first phase of hearings against prominent Kenyans for their alleged roles in postelection violence that left hundreds dead four years ago.
An aid worker discusses what it's like for drought victims and refugees in the Horn of Africa.
Somalia is known to most Americans as the setting for the book and film "Black Hawk Down" and as the world center for modern-day pirates. It is the poster child for failed humanitarian interventions and for good intentions gone wrong.
The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives.
CNN's Dana Bash explains why Congress rejected a bill to reduce funding for U.S. military actions in Libya.
Tunisia, the country where the Arab Spring uprisings began this year, has joined the International Criminal Court, becoming the first North African country to do so.
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court requested authorization Thursday to open an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Ivory Coast during months of post-election turmoil.
Syria's ambassador to France, Lamia Shakkour, denied Tuesday that she has resigned her post, declaring late in the day that she would remain in her job until President Bashar al-Assad no longer wants her to remain in it.
Kenya plans to appeal an International Criminal Court decision rejecting a request that trials of six prominent men accused of crimes against humanity be held in their own country, an official said Tuesday.
In recent days, President Barack Obama has applauded efforts to bring former Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi before international courts.
The president of the Ivory Coast is urging the International Criminal Court to investigate major crimes committed in his country after a disputed November election sparked a political standoff that left hundreds dead.
Security forces in Libya are allegedly using sexual enhancement drugs as a "machete" and gang-raping women they stop at checkpoints, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has said.
The call by the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor for the arrest of Col. Moammar Gadhafi, his son and intelligence chief for crimes against humanity is a defining moment for the ICC -- a coming of age during a nine-year quest for broader international acceptance.
A U.N. envoy held talks in Libya on Sunday, as NATO warplanes kept up their bombardment of forces loyal to longtime strongman Moammar Gadhafi, Libyan government officials said.
Moammar Gadhafi is among three Libyans facing arrest warrants from the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity, an official with direct knowledge of the case told CNN Saturday.
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said in a report Wednesday there are "reasonable grounds to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed and continue being committed in Libya."
Two Rwandan rebel leaders went on trial in Germany on Wednesday on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes and being members of a foreign terrorist group, a court statement said.
"The Elba option is impossible in the modern world," sighed an unhappy German diplomat.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports that suspected NATO air strikes hit Tripoli while Misrata remains under siege.
"Gadhafi must go. And go for good."
Several thousand Kenyans attended a rally Monday for two prominent politicians who have been implicated in crimes against humanity and brought before the International Criminal Court at The Hague, Netherlands.
Victims of Kenya's post-election violence want justice. Can the Hague provide it? CNN's David McKenzie reports.
There is a growing focus among the international coalition on the "end game" in Libya, and whether one option would be to persuade Moammar Gadhafi to step down and go into exile.
An exiled Rwandan rebel leader is being transferred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.
The International Criminal Court named six Kenyan leaders, including the deputy prime minister, Wednesday suspected of organizing violence after the disputed 2007 election.
The International Criminal Court has opened a probe into the North Korean shelling of Yeonpyeong Island last month and the March sinking of a South Korean warship, allegedly by a North Korean submarine, to evaluate if the incidents constitute war crimes, the court said Monday.
An international court cleared the way Tuesday to try a former politician and militia leader for crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and pillaging.
A Rwandan rebel leader was arrested Monday in Paris, France, under an International Criminal Court warrant involving mass rape and other crimes committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the court announced.
The International Criminal Court on Friday reversed a decision to release a Congolese militia leader and ordered the resumption of his war crimes trial.
Kenya has cleared the way for the International Criminal Court to pursue the masterminds of post-election violence -- a week after the nation came under fire for hosting the court's top target, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
The Kenyan government Thursday defended its decision not to arrest Sudan's visiting head of state -- wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide -- saying Kenya's first obligation was to the African Union, not the International Criminal Court.
Arrest warrants issued for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for allegations of war crimes and genocide are illegal and should be revoked, according to two British attorneys.
The president of Sudan, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on allegations of war crimes and genocide, arrived Wednesday in Chad, Sudanese state-run Shorooq TV reported.
Wanted by the ICC on allegations of war crimes, Sudan's president visits Chad for a trade-bloc conference.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have ordered the release of a Congolese militia chief who used child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's civil war.
The International Criminal Court issued a second arrest warrant Monday for Sudan President Omar al-Bashir on three counts of genocide for his role in a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
The trial of a man accused of war crimes in the Central African Republic has been postponed, the International Criminal Court said Friday.
Two suspected rebel leaders accused of having committed war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region surrendered to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, the court announced.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has not been invited to attend the African Union Conference in Uganda next month as he faces charges for alleged war crimes in Sudan's restive Darfur region, Ugandan officials said Sunday.
Citing increased complaints from Ugandans, mainly from the war-ravaged northern region, the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Thursday he plans to investigate the country's army over alleged crimes against humanity.
The United States is "prepared to listen and to work with" the International Criminal Court, even though the Obama administration is not prepared to sign on to the treaty that established the court, a U.S. diplomat said Wednesday.
Pretrial judges at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday authorized a prosecutor to investigate Kenya's bloody post-election violence, a move that could lead to key leaders facing charges at The Hague.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour has a provocative interview with Sudan's ambassador to the U.N.
The African Union has called on the United Nations Security Council to delay war crimes proceedings against Sudan's president, saying a decision allowing genocide charges harms peace efforts.
Judges at the International Criminal Court ruled Wednesday that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir may be charged with genocide for his role in a five-year campaign of violence in western Sudan's Darfur region.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor reported Friday to the U.N. Security Council that violence continues in Darfur and that the Sudanese president and his government are not cooperating with investigators.
The International Criminal Court chief prosecutor on Thursday told Kenya's leaders that he will proceed with trials against suspected perpetrators of postelection violence that left more than 1,000 dead.
Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba is Monday due to appear before the International Criminal Court, where he faces war crimes charges of rape, torture and pillaging during civil war in the African republic.
CNN's Isha Sesay speakes with Beatrice Le Fraper about the arrest of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is on a state visit to neighboring Ethiopia despite being wanted for war crimes charges for his government's crackdown in Darfur.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir asked Arab leaders meeting in Qatar on Monday to strongly reject an arrest warrant issued against him by the International Criminal Court for war crimes.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir made his first trip to Darfur since an international tribunal ordered his arrest on war crimes charges, pledging resistance Sunday to what he called efforts to "recolonize" Africa.
Bloggers are reacting to the ICC's warrant for Sudan's president. CNN's Errol Barnett reports.
The killing will go on in Darfur despite the International Criminal Court's moves against Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, refugees from the violence said Wednesday, lamenting the country they say is now beyond salvation.
Sudan's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday defended his nation's decision to expel 16 nongovernment aid organizations, charging they were "messing up everything," "spoiling," and "destabilizing" his country.
The International Criminal Court at the Hague issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violence in Darfur.
The new International Criminal Court launched its first trial Monday at The Hague in the Netherlands -- the prosecution of a former militia leader charged with using child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo's brutal civil war.
Rebel leader Laurent Nkunda arrested in Rwanda. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo will go on trial later this month, charged with drafting children to fight for his militia's military wing. It will be the first trial held by the International Criminal Court.
Three months after the International Courts of Justice charged him with genocide, Bashir goes on the offensive. But is he fighting scared?
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, charged a sitting president with genocide. But getting to do so was fraught with power politics
Arab foreign ministers are expected to discuss a proposal Saturday calling on Sudan's president to hand over two Darfur war crimes suspects to an international tribunal in an effort to fend off the longtime leader's own prosecution
Human rights activists said Tuesday they feared a move by the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to file genocide charges against Sudan's president could provoke a violent backlash.
After its President is indicted for genocide, Khartoum plans an offensive to subvert the International Criminal Court
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has filed genocide charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for a five-year campaign of violence in the country's Darfur region. CNN's Nic Robertson explains what is likely to happen next:
War-crimes charges may hold Sudan's leader accountable, but it could make ending the conflict even more difficult
Sudan has asked for an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers ahead of the expected indictment of the country's president for genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur, according to reports.
An ex-rebel leader who served as a vice president of Congo was arrested near Brussels, Belgium on Saturday on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to International Criminal Court.
Michael P. Scharf, a law professor at Case Western Reserve University and the co-founder of the Public International Law and Policy group, has trained some of the judges presiding over the Iraqi Special Tribunal, charged with trying the alleged crimes of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
Just two weeks ago, the International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, announced that he was opening an investigation into atrocities in Darfur. His decision to investigate comes after the March 31 resolution of the U.N. Security Council that referred the situation in Darfur to the ICC.
By intervening in northern Uganda's 18-year civil war, the International Criminal Court is in danger of perpetuating it, according to NGOs and international bodies concerned about the court's fledgling investigation.
In the face of strong opposition from other Security Council members the United States has announced it is dropping a resolution that would exempt its soldiers from international prosecution.
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