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ICC launches #justicematters Facebook campaign and Outreach blog to commemorate 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice


The International Criminal Court (ICC) is launching a new two-week #justicematters social media campaign on Facebook from 6 to 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, inviting submissions on why #justicematters to you. At the same time, the ICC is launching a new Outreach blog to share stories from ICC staff working directly with communities affected by crimes.

Statement to the press by Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court


Conakry, 4 July 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you for attending this afternoon's press conference.

At the outset, I would like to thank His Excellency the President and Head of State of the Republic of Guinea, Professor Alpha Condé, and the Minister of Justice Maître Cheick Sako, for their long standing invitation for me to conduct another official visit to the country.

ICC Trial Chamber VI postpones opening of the trial in the Ntaganda case to 2 September 2015


Situation: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Case: The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda

Today, 3 July 2015, Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (ICC), postponed the opening statements in the Ntaganda case, initially scheduled from 7 to 9 July 2015 to 2 to 4 September 2015. In addition, the Chamber ruled that the testimony of the first witness would start on 15 September 2015, instead of 24 August 2015. This decision was announced at a status conference held at the Court to discuss trial preparations.

The Trust Fund for Victims Launches New Assistance Projects in Northern Uganda


July 2, 2015, Lira, northern Uganda - Since 2008 the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) has been delivering assistance and rehabilitation to victims under the assistance mandate across 18 districts in Northern Uganda, providing services to victims of crimes against humanity and war crimes through a network of local and international non-governmental organizations. The assistance mandate of the TFV is distinct from reparations before the International Criminal Court or the payment of compensation to victims. The TFV assistance programme provides a broad range of medical and psychological rehabilitation services for injured and traumatized victims.

Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic discusses cooperation during visit to ICC headquarters


Today, 2 July 2015, the Minister of Justice of the Central African Republic (CAR), H.E. Mr Aristide Sokambi, visited the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague (the Netherlands), where he held meetings with ICC President Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, the Deputy Prosecutor, Mr James Stewart, and the Registrar, Mr Herman von Hebel.


Courtroom I

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Courtroom II

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