International Court

Three law faculty and a human rights lawyer filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Friday, claiming that the government’s sanctions against the Office of the Prosecutor in the International Criminal Court prevents the plaintiffs from providing legal services to victims of atrocity crimes.

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ICC Prosecutor: Criteria Met to Open Nigeria Investigation

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says a decade-long probe has found enough evidence to merit opening a full-scale investigation into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity by Boko Haram extremists — as well as by Nigerian government forces battling them in a deadly insurgency.

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Kenyan Lawyer Denies Bribing Witnesses in Probe of Election Violence

A Kenyan lawyer appeared before the International Criminal Court as a defendant on Friday and denied allegations that he corruptly influenced prosecution witnesses in investigations into deadly violence that erupted after his country’s 2007 elections.

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Lawsuit Seeks to Block Trump Sanctions Against ICC

The Trump administration’s civil and criminal sanctions against anyone helping the International Criminal Court probe possible U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan are illegal and unconstitutional, a human rights group and law professors claim in a federal lawsuit Thursday.

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White House Imposes Sanctions on Prosecutor Behind Afghanistan Probe

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is placing sanctions on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, escalating its feud with the global judicial body investigating American military actions in Afghanistan.

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