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Blé Goudé case: Confirmation of charges hearing postponed to 29 September 2014

01/09/2014

Situation: Côte d'Ivoire
Case: The Prosecutor v. Charles Blé Goudé

Today, 1 September 2014, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) decided to postpone the commencement of the confirmation of charges hearing in the case The Prosecutor v. Charles Blé Goudé to 29 September 2014, at the Defence's request in order for the Defence to complete its preparation for the hearing previously scheduled for the 22 September 2014.

President of the Assembly of States Parties visits Brazil

22/08/2014

From 18 to 21 August, the President of the Assembly of States Parties ("the Assembly"), H.E. Tiina Intelmann visited Brazil, one of the largest States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court ("the Court"), for high-level consultations.

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, receives the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine

05/08/2014

Today, the 5th of August 2014, the Prosecutor of the International criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”), Mrs Fatou Bensouda received H.E. Mr Riad al-Malki, the Foreign Minister of Palestine at the Seat of the Court in The Hague following a request by the Minister for a meeting.  At the meeting, Minister al-Malki expressed serious concerns over the latest conflict in Gaza and requested clarifications on different mechanisms for a State to accept the jurisdiction of the ICC and generally regarding the legal framework of the Rome Statute.  The meeting focused on providing those clarifications.

ICC concludes Framework Cooperation Arrangement with the Parliament of MERCOSUR

05/08/2014

On 4 August 2014, Hon. Rubén Martínez Huelmo, President of PARLASUR (Parliament of the MERCOSUR, Common Market of the South) and the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Sang-Hyun Song, met at MERCOSUR premises in Montevideo (Uruguay) to sign an Exchange of Letters for the establishment of a Framework Cooperation Arrangement between the ICC and PARLASUR. Recalling the connections between peace, justice and sustainable development, the two organisations agreed to develop their mutual cooperation on matters of common interest. 

Statement of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, in relation to the escalating violence in the Situation in Libya

25/07/2014

​​As Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), I am deeply troubled by the escalating violence in the Situation in Libya.  Recent reports of alleged attacks carried out against the civilian population and civilian objects in Tripoli and Benghazi are a cause for great concern.  Such deplorable acts of violence must immediately cease. 

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