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International criminal court adds to charges against Congolese generalupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 15:59:00

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 closes tribunals overseeing genocide prosecutionsupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 05:43:00

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.

Congolese warlord awaits ICC sentenceupdated: Sat Jun 16 2012 00:37:00

CNN's Nima Elbagir looks back at the ICC trial that brought Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga to justice.

International Criminal Court swears in Gambian lawyer as chief prosecutor updated: Sat Jun 16 2012 00:37:00

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.

Can world court survive African Union's attack?updated: Fri Jun 15 2012 09:03:00

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 appeals ICC order to hand over Saif Gadhafiupdated: Tue Apr 10 2012 12:50:00

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.

Hand over Saif Gadhafi, court tells Libyaupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 18:17:00

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.

ICC finds Congolese warlord guiltyupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 13:45:00

The International Criminal Court finds a Congolese warlord guilty of war crimes. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.

ICC finds Congolese warlord guilty in its first verdict updated: Wed Mar 14 2012 13:45:00

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.

Libya: Aisha Gadhafi offers information to help protect brother Saifupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 15:54:00

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.

Kenyan leaders to stand trial on human rights violationsupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 13:41:00

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.

Trial plans uncertain months after capture of Gadhafi's sonupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 09:40:00

Conflicting reports emerged Monday about whether the son of Libya's deposed leader would be tried there.

Gadhafi Son Capturedupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 11:04:00

CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports Libyan rebels got their most wanted man - Saif Al-Islam , Gadhafi's son.

Libya granted more time on Gadhafi questionupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 11:04:00

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 visits post-Gadhafi Libyaupdated: Sat Jan 07 2012 10:50:00

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.

War crimes court affirms decision to release alleged Rwandan rebel leaderupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 15:24:00

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.

ICC orders the release of an alleged Rwandan rebel leaderupdated: Sun Dec 18 2011 21:32:00

The International Criminal Court has dismissed charges against Callixte Mbarushimana, an alleged Rwandan rebel leader, and ordered his release.

Sudan's defense minister accused of war crimesupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 08:56:00

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 in international court custodyupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 12:36:00

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.

Kenya to challenge high court judge's arrest warrant for Sudanese presidentupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:55:00

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.

ICC backs down on Saif Gadhafi trial demandupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 14:41:00

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 prosecutor arrives in Libyaupdated: Tue Nov 22 2011 13:43:00

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 Gadhafi arrested in Libyaupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 17:45:00

Saif Al-Islam Gadhafi, the second oldest son of Moammar Gadhafi, is arrested in south Libya.

Libyans celebrate capture of Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islamupdated: Sat Nov 19 2011 17:45:00

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.

A 'new Libya' must probe Gadhafi killingupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 10:20:00

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.

ICC begins Ivory Coast war crimes investigationupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 10:23:00

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 hosts Sudan's president, wanted for war crimesupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 05:34:00

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.

International criminal court to probe war crimes in Ivory Coastupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 22:37:00

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.

ICC to present charges in Kenyan postelection violenceupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 02:06:00

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.

Suffering spreads across Horn of Africaupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 09:30:00

An aid worker discusses what it's like for drought victims and refugees in the Horn of Africa.

Somalia famine 'crime against humanity'?updated: Fri Aug 12 2011 09:30:00

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.

International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Gadhafiupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 20:50:00

The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and two of his relatives.

House rejects restricting Libya fundingupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 20:50:00

CNN's Dana Bash explains why Congress rejected a bill to reduce funding for U.S. military actions in Libya.

Tunisia joins International Criminal Courtupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 15:43:00

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.

Criminal court asks for war crimes probe in Ivory Coastupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 13:06:00

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.

Syrian ambassador to France denies having resignedupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 06:32:00

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 to appeal ICC ruling on crimes-against-humanity suspectsupdated: Tue May 31 2011 11:51:00

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.

'International justice works' -- but maybe not that wellupdated: Sat May 28 2011 08:06:00

In recent days, President Barack Obama has applauded efforts to bring former Serb Gen. Ratko Mladic and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi before international courts.

Ouattara asks ICC to probe Ivory Coast crimesupdated: Thu May 19 2011 11:03:00

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.

ICC to investigate reports of Viagra-fueled gang-rapes in Libyaupdated: Tue May 17 2011 23:12:00

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.

Call for Gadhafi arrest a step toward justiceupdated: Tue May 17 2011 06:23:00

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.

U.N. envoy holds cease-fire talks in Tripoliupdated: Sun May 15 2011 22:35:00

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.

Source: Gadhafi facing possible arrest warrant from courtupdated: Sat May 14 2011 18:32:00

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.

Libyan leaders may face arrest warrants for alleged war crimesupdated: Wed May 04 2011 17:18:00

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."

2 alleged Rwandan rebel leaders face war crime charges in Germanyupdated: Wed May 04 2011 09:00:00

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.

Gadhafi's choice -- power or prison?updated: Wed Apr 20 2011 06:31:00

"The Elba option is impossible in the modern world," sighed an unhappy German diplomat.

Conflict continues in Misrata, Libyaupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 06:31:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports that suspected NATO air strikes hit Tripoli while Misrata remains under siege.

Libya 'road map' as elusive as everupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 19:53:00

"Gadhafi must go. And go for good."

Kenyans rally for 2 politicians accused of crimes against humanityupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 13:33:00

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.

Kenya's Hague justiceupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 13:33:00

Victims of Kenya's post-election violence want justice. Can the Hague provide it? CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Gadhafi exile option poses many legal, political problemsupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 17:30:00

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.

Rwandan rebel leader to face war crimes chargesupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 11:43:00

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.

ICC names top Kenyan suspects in election violenceupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 10:07:00

The International Criminal Court named six Kenyan leaders, including the deputy prime minister, Wednesday suspected of organizing violence after the disputed 2007 election.

International Criminal Court looking into Korean incidentsupdated: Mon Dec 06 2010 13:06:00

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.

Militia leader may be tried on crimes against humanity, court rulesupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 07:26:00

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.

Rwandan rebel leader arrested in Franceupdated: Mon Oct 11 2010 13:52:00

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.

Court orders resumption of Congo war crimes trialupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 12:23:00

The International Criminal Court on Friday reversed a decision to release a Congolese militia leader and ordered the resumption of his war crimes trial.

ICC to pursue suspects in Kenya election chaosupdated: Sat Sep 04 2010 06:47:00

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.

Kenya pushes back over war crimes suspect's visitupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 13:32:00

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.

Attorneys: Arrest warrants against Sudan president are illegalupdated: Sun Jul 25 2010 15:48:00

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.

Wanted Sudanese leader arrives in Chadupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 11:06:00

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 Sudanese leader visits Chadupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 11:06:00

Wanted by the ICC on allegations of war crimes, Sudan's president visits Chad for a trade-bloc conference.

Court orders release of Congolese militia chiefupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 11:48:00

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.

Sudan president faces genocide chargeupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 11:35:00

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.

War crimes trial postponedupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 13:30:00

The trial of a man accused of war crimes in the Central African Republic has been postponed, the International Criminal Court said Friday.

Suspected Sudan rebel leaders surrender to courtupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 12:52:00

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 leader not invited to African Union Conference, Uganda saysupdated: Sun Jun 06 2010 17:37:00

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.

ICC to investigate Ugandan armyupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 10:22:00

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.

Ambassador: U.S. moving to support international courtupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 23:25:00

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.

Ruling means Kenyan leaders could face chargesupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 13:21:00

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.

Sudanese ambassador speaks outupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 07:52:00

CNN's Christiane Amanpour has a provocative interview with Sudan's ambassador to the U.N.

African Union urges United Nations to halt al-Bashir caseupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 07:52:00

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 allow genocide charge against Sudanese leaderupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 11:01:00

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.

Darfur crimes continue, Sudan not cooperating with ICC, official saysupdated: Sat Dec 05 2009 18:00:00

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.

ICC prosecutor: Suspects in Kenya violence will be triedupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 07:35:00

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.

Ex-Congo vice president to appear at ICCupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 05:51:00

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.

Former rebel arrestedupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 05:51:00

CNN's Isha Sesay speakes with Beatrice Le Fraper about the arrest of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba.

War crimes charges don't deter Sudan leader from Ethiopia tripupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 08:33:00

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.

Sudan leader thanks Arab summit for supportupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 21:28:00

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.

Defiant Sudanese president visits Darfurupdated: Sun Mar 08 2009 19:09:00

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.

Sudan reactionupdated: Sun Mar 08 2009 19:09:00

Bloggers are reacting to the ICC's warrant for Sudan's president. CNN's Errol Barnett reports.

'Killing will go on' despite Darfur chargesupdated: Sat Mar 07 2009 22:57:00

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.

Sudanese ambassador: Ousted aid groups were 'spoiling' countryupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 21:24:00

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.

International Court issues arrest warrant for Sudanese presidentupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 17:17:00

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.

Ex-militia leader denies forcing children to fight in Congo warupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 11:39:00

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.

Congo rebel capturedupdated: Mon Jan 26 2009 11:39:00

Rebel leader Laurent Nkunda arrested in Rwanda. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Trial set for Congo militant accused of using child soldiersupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 10:33:00

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. Indicted over Darfur, Sudan's President Feints and Punches Backupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 13:00:00

Three months after the International Courts of Justice charged him with genocide, Bashir goes on the offensive. But is he fighting scared? How Sudan Was Brought to Courtupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 14:00:00

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 League to Mull Charges Against Sudan's Prezupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 20:00:00

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

Rights group fears Sudanese backlashupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 12:02:00

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. Sudan: Retaliation Against the Hague? updated: Tue Jul 15 2008 11:00:00

After its President is indicted for genocide, Khartoum plans an offensive to subvert the International Criminal Court

Q & A: Darfur genocide chargesupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 09:20:00

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: Choosing Justice Over Peace in Darfur updated: Mon Jul 14 2008 14:00:00

War-crimes charges may hold Sudan's leader accountable, but it could make ending the conflict even more difficult

Sudan calls meeting over 'genocide charge'updated: Sun Jul 13 2008 05:17:00

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.

Ex-VP of Congo arrested on war crime chargesupdated: Sun May 25 2008 01:25:00

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.

Scharf: Tribunal could be cornerstone for a new Iraqupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 15:48:00

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.

Bringing justice to Darfurupdated: Fri Jun 24 2005 13:28:00

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.

ICC under fire over Uganda probeupdated: Wed Feb 23 2005 10:16:00

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.

U.S. ends war crimes exemption bidupdated: Thu Jun 24 2004 06:06:00

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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