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Kenyan lawyer facing ICC charges found dead

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | A Kenyan lawyer who was facing witness interference charges at The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) was found dead at his home on Monday evening, the police confirmed on Tuesday. The police said Paul Gicheru, 53, had been a person of interest in an ICC case …

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ICC marks 20 years

World court battles questions of legitimacy and relevance as it marks milestone Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The International Criminal Court (ICC) on July 1 marked 20 years with few victories and many questions about its legitimacy. The fundamental question remains whether it can successfully prosecute the perpetrators of …

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Dominic Ongwen hires new defense lawyer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dominic Ongwen, one of the former top commanders of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA has appointed a new defense lawyer to represent him at The Hague-based International Criminal Court in the Netherlands. Ogwen picked Charles Achaleke Taku, a Cameroonian lawyer early this month in what seemed …

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Dominic Ongwen pleads for psychosocial support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dominic Ongwen has pleaded with the International Criminal Court-ICC to offer him psychosocial support instead of 25 years imprisonment. Ongwen, the former Commander of the Sinia Brigade of the Lord’s Resistance Army–LRA was on May 6, 2021, sentenced to 25 years in jail by the International …

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25 organizations to advice ICC on reparation of LRA war victims

Former commander of LRA’s Siniya brigade was convicted to 25 years in jail for committing 61 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Northern Uganda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Criminal Court-ICC has granted permission to 25 organizations to offer advice to the court on the …

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U.S. habitually ignores adverse international rulings

Biden administration has moved slow to reverse its predecessor’s attack on international dispute settlement Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration, which has lectured China about respecting a so-called arbitral tribunal ruling on the South China Sea, is in itself a breacher of the international rule of law, …

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