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Confirmation of charges hearing in Blé Goudé case opens at ICC: Audio-visual materials

29/09/2014

Today, 29 September 2014, the confirmation of charges hearing in the case The Prosecutor v. Charles Blé Goudé opened before Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague (Netherlands).

Latvia, Poland and Spain ratify the amendments to the Rome Statute on article 8 related to war crimes and on the crime of aggression

29/09/2014

The President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute, Ambassador Tiina Intelmann, warmly welcomed the deposit on 25 September 2014 of the instruments of ratification of the 2010 amendments to the Rome Statute of Latvia, by H.E. Mr. Edgards Rinkevis, Minister of Foreign Affairs; of Spain, by H.E. Mr. José Manuel García-Margallo Marfil, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; and of Poland, by H.E. Ms. Henryka Mościcka-Dendys, Deputy Foreign Minister and Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Statement of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the 28 September 2009 events in Conakry, Guinea

26/09/2014

This day, the Independence Day of Guinea, also marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic events that took place on 28 September 2009 at the Conakry national stadium, during which serious crimes under the International Criminal Court's jurisdiction were allegedly committed against the civilian population. Since then, my Office has been conducting a preliminary examination of the situation in Guinea.

Statement of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, on opening a second investigation in the Central African Republic

24/09/2014

Today, I am announcing that I have made the decision to open a second investigation in the Central African Republic (CAR) with respect to crimes allegedly committed since 2012. I was clear from the outset in firm, unequivocal and consistent public statements that attacks against civilians would not be tolerated and the perpetrators of such crimes could face justice at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The law is clear in this regard and today's decision to proceed to the investigation phase is based on my legal obligations under the Court's founding treaty, the Rome Statute. 

Opening of the confirmation of charges hearing in the Blé Goudé case on 29 September 2014: Practical information

23/09/2014

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

On Monday, 29 September 2014, the confirmation of charges hearing in the case The Prosecutor v. Charles Blé Goudé will start before Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at 09:30 (The Hague local time) and is scheduled until 2 October 2014.

Proceedings

Courtroom I

English | Français
Video Streaming
(30 minutes delay)

Courtroom II

English | Français
Video Streaming
(30 minutes delay)