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People’s Government to petition ICC in February

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The self-proclaimed People’s Government is set to file its petition against President Yoweri Museveni at the International Criminal Court-ICC next month. The group embarked on collecting signatures and evidence in November 2019 to back their petition against Museveni and other government officers to the …

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Sudanese celebrate, demand justice on uprising anniversary

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Exuberant crowds took to the streets of Sudan on Thursday to celebrate the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir and to demand justice for slain protesters. Thousands turned out in different districts of the capital Khartoum chanting slogans such as “we’re …

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Ugandan court issues arrest warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala has issued an arrest warrant in respect of Omar al-Bashir and questioned Uganda’s failure to arrest him when he last visited Uganda. Justice Dr Henry Peter Adonyo ordered that the arrest warrant against Bashir …

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THE LAST WORD: Atubo’s disappointing lamentations

  THE LAST WORD: Why African elites are deluded to think the “international community” has our best interests at heart THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda |  Last week, I read with sadness, disappointment, disillusionment and frustration an article in Daily Monitor by former minister Omara Atubo. He was explaining …

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LRA victim’s lawyer dies in Gulu hotel room

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A Legal officer representing the Lord’s Resistance Army – LRA war victims at The Hauge based International Criminal Court (ICC) has died in his hotel room in Gulu town. Jane Adong Anywar, 64, a resident of Kampala died at Abola Lapok Hotel along Olya Road …

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800 sign petition to drag president Museveni to ICC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 800 people have so far signed a petition to drag President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to the International Criminal Court- ICC.  The petition spearheaded by the People’s Government led by Former President of the Forum for Democratic Party- FDC party Dr Kiiza Besigye requires at least …

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Peoples Gov’t to petition ICC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Peoples Government plans to petition the International Criminal Court ICC against President Yoweri Museveni for allegedly committing crimes against humanity. Addressing the media on Friday, at their offices on Katonga road, the Peoples Government Deputy President Erias Lukwago says that President Museveni in his …

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ICC tasked to review processes in trial of African heads of states

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been tasked to review trials of sitting heads of state and investigations processes. This came up during discussions on the ICC and Africa, a complicated relationship at the Geopolitics Conference at Makerere University. Speaking at the conference, Linda …

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Bashir trial opens as Sudan sovereign council delayed

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges. The trial comes as a sovereign council was being formed, following Saturday’s signing of a transitional constitution by …

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