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Things to know about Duterte's pet peeve ICC - Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Before joining 20 other world leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Summit in Lima, Peru on November 17, President Rodrigo Duterte launched a tirade against the International Criminal Court (ICC ...and more »

States shouldn't use ICC budget to interfere with its work - Amnesty International

States complain that the ICC needs to broaden investigations beyond Africa—yet some of the same states are now trying to limit the increased budget needed to do so. With countries still reeling from the news that Burundi, Gambia and South Africa are ...and more »

International Criminal Court urged to probe Duterte, killings - ABS-CBN News

Heavy rain pours as the body of a man killed by unidentified gunmen is left in a narrow alley in Manila. Damir Sagolj, Reuters/FILE. THE HAGUE - An international human rights group on Wednesday called for an International Criminal Court (ICC ...and more »

Why Russia withdraws from the International Criminal Court - Russia Direct

The announcement that Russia was withdrawing its signature from the ICC in response to the publication of a prosecutor's report condemning it for its actions in Ukraine was big news all over the world – but how significant is the decision? Russian ...and more »

The AU weighs in on the perception that the ICC is targeting African states - The Daily Vox (blog)

While the Assembly of States Parties is happening in The Hague, Netherlands, there is tension over the future of African states at the International Criminal Court (ICC). We spoke to Adewale Iyanda, a legal officer from the African Union's (AU) Office ...and more »

African countries should remain in the Rome Statute, says EU official - Daily Nation

A Kenyan outside the headquarters of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Netherlands on October 31, 2013. EU has urged African countries not to leave the ICC. PHOTO | BILLY MUTAI | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. A member of the African ...and more »

ICC may investigate the US for war crimes in Afghanistan - SOFREP (press release)

According to an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, the US might be investigated for war crimes in Afghanistan. The New York Times, quoted Fatou Bensouda stating there is enough evidence to open an investigation for “war ...and more »

'You do not do that to me!' Duterte blasts US anew - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday criticized the United States for not being part of the International Criminal Court (ICC). "Why is America not a member of the International Criminal Court?" Duterte asked at a press conference in Davao ...and more »

Under fire, ICC prosecutor says to uphold fight against atrocities - Reuters

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said her investigations into alleged war crimes would not be impacted by the plans of three African countries to withdraw from the court and she would keep going after the perpetrators ...and more »