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Luis Moreno Ocampo

Darfur: ICC Arrest Warrants Still Not Executed 10 Years After UNSC Referral

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 07.17.2015 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

State non-cooperation as noticed in many cases constitutes a blatant breach of international law. We have to prevent this from happening. Failing to do so would be condoning impunity- which is exactly the opposite of what we all seek.

No Excuses: Ending Kony's Impunity

Ben Keesey | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Ben Keesey

If Kony had his way, the world would forget he ever existed. But instead, we should take a lesson from 2005, when the international community finally began to take Kony and his LRA rebellion seriously.

ONE ON ONE: Luis Moreno Ocampo On Syria And War Crimes

Katherine Keating | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Katherine Keating

luis In this ONE ON ONE interview, Ocampo explains that in 1998, 120 states decided to end impunity of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole. The ICC is, in his words, the "first 21st century institution serving the world." Ocampo stresses that the global community must rally behind the court in order to help it achieve its aims. "We need to create a community around the court," he states. "Because the ICC is fighting people in power, of course we create controversies. That's good." Ocampo says that without creating controversy, the court would not be doing its job.

Meet The ICC's New War Crimes Prosecutor

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM -- The International Criminal Court installed Gambian war crimes lawyer Fatou Bensouda as its new prosecutor for a nine-year term on Friday....

A Changing of the Guard at the ICC

Diana Jenkins | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Diana Jenkins

Last week, I was a witness to the changing of the guard at the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor. Luis Moreno-Ocampo is stepping ...

Trapped in Libya

Seth Engel | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
Seth Engel

Publicly stating a suspect is guilty before a trial begins degrades the rule of law and encourages summary justice, which is precisely what the squads in Zintan have done -- at Miss Taylor's expense.

Investigating Kenya: What's In A Name?

Seth Engel | Posted 04.04.2012 | World
Seth Engel

Let's hope that the next cases brought in the ICC are winners with real "organizational policies" committing the most serious of crimes.

'Serious Suspicions' Surround Gaddafi's Death

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court said Thursday there are "serious suspicions" that the death of Libyan lead...

Prosecutors Seek To Arrest Another Sudan Official For War Crimes

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court prosecutor sought an arrest warrant Friday for Sudan's defense minister on crimes agai...

Prosecutors Seek To Arrest Another Sudan Official For War Crimes

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court prosecutor sought an arrest warrant Friday for Sudan's defense minister on crimes agai...

Laurent Gbagbo Charged With Crimes Against Humanity

AP | MIKE CORDER and LAURA BURKE | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody by the International Criminal Court Wednesday to fac...

Obama's Connection To Kenya's Prime Minister

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA | Posted 06.18.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- What do President Barack Obama, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga ha...

Corruption, Kleptocrats, and Politics: Sudan and Burma

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Smith

Sadly, money laundering, corruption, and partnerships between violent regimes and willing banks is all too common, even when it's illegal.

Getting Specific About Accountability in Sudan

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

It is time for real consequences for Khartoum's actions. U.S. leadership on the issue of accountability is essential to bringing peace and justice to Sudan.

The ICC and Afghanistan: A Moment of Opportunity for Justice

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

The standing and status of the ICC is tested in a country like Afghanistan. Opening up a formal investigation will impeach international troops, including non-parties to the Rome Statute, like the United States.

Kenya Tribunal On Violence To Be In Place By 2010

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kenya has agreed to a July 2010 deadline to set up a tribunal to try those responsible for inciting violence that killed 1,500 people in 2007, officia...

A Waltz with President al Bashir of Sudan

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Typically, talking about a crime by an Arab leader in the Middle East, one will almost always end up talking about other concerned parties. It seems to be a special built-in ability to auto-dodge accountability.

Al-Bashir Arrest Warrant Issued By International Criminal Court

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The president of Sudan became a wanted man Wednesday when the International Criminal Court charged him with war crimes ...

Janjaweed Break Ranks As Sudan President Faces The ICC | Abdhalla Tajeldin Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The pending indictment of Omar al-Bashir by the International Criminal Court, ICC, appears to have eroded critical support for the embattled Sudanese ...

Video for Change: The ICC and Justice for Child Soldiers in the DRC

Yvette Alberdingk Thijm | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvette Alberdingk Thijm

The International Criminal Court commenced its first trial Jan 26, and I am inspired by the myriad and unprecedented ways video and technology have been incorporated into the proceedings.

Where is the Muslim Outrage Over Darfur?

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

Where are the large-scale protests and outrage from the Muslim community over the senseless deaths and rape of hundreds of thousands of poverty-ridden African Muslims?

ICC Prosecutor: Sudan Leader 'Inciting Violence'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court cautioned the U.N. Wednesday to be prepared for reprisals in Darfur if...