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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. 

Al-Senussi case: Appeals Chamber confirms case is inadmissible before ICC

24/07/2014

​​Situ​ation: Libya 
Cas​​e: The Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi 

​Today, 24 July 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) unanimously confirmed Pre-Trial Chamber I's decision which declare​​d the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi inadmissible before the ICC.

Passing of former ICC Judge Hans-Peter Kaul

22/07/2014

IN MEMORIAM

We are deeply saddened to announce that former International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Hans-Peter Kaul passed away on 21 July 2014 after a period of serious illness, which led him to resign from the Court with effect from 1 July 2014.

17 July commemorations and social media campaign garner wide support

23/07/2014

States representatives, civil society organisations, legal professionals and scholars, children, youth and elders all over the world sent the strong message that justice matters to us all. Commemorating 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, many took action to support justice, promote victims' rights, and prevent grave crimes that threaten the peace and security of the world. 17 July marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17 July 1998, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which seeks to protect people from genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. 

ICC Appeals Chamber to deliver Appeals judgment on the admissibility of the Al-Senussi case on 24 July 2014

22/07/2014

Today, 22 July 2014, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) scheduled a public hearing on Thursday, 24 July, at 11:00 (The Hague local time) to deliver its judgment on the admissibility of the case against Abdullah Al-Senussi.

Proceedings

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Courtroom II

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