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The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

Jan-Peter Westad

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to campaign for justice.

Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its ...

<em>ICC</em> court appeals judges uphold detention of Darfur suspect

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ICC court appeals judges uphold detention of Darfur suspect

A hearing on whether prosecution evidence is strong enough to merit a full trial is scheduled to begin on December 7.

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Lawyers walk out of Sudan ex-president trial in protest

Dozens of lawyers for Sudan's ousted president Omar Al-Bashir walked out of his trial in protest at alleged bias from the prosecutor general.

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Trial of Sudan's Bashir adjourned to October 6

The trial of Omar al-Bashir was adjourned on Tuesday to October 6.

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Damascus slams Dutch legal action on rights record

The Syrian government is being pulled up by the Dutch government on alleged human rights abuses.

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

<em>ICC</em> rejects appeal against Gaza raid probe

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ICC rejects appeal against Gaza raid probe

The ICC has dismissed an appeal against a decision to not probe Israel over a deadly raid on an aid flotilla to Gaza.

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HRW calls on YouTube to preserve war crimes evidence

Human Rights Watch is calling for the retrieval of war crimes evidence that have been removed from social media.

Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

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Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

Dutch journalist Harald Doornbos testified to the ICC against alleged jihadist police chief Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag ...

In first, Myanmar soldiers face <em>ICC</em> over Rohingya atrocities

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In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims ...

Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

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Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

Ending war with the rebels has been a cornerstone policy of Sudan's transitional government, which came to power in the months after Omar ...

US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

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US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

'Today we take the next step, because the ICC continues to target Americans,' said Pompeo, announcing sanctions on Fatou Bensouda over ...

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Sudan and rebels meet to implement peace deal

Monday's peace deal between rebels and Sudan's government covers security, land ownership, transitional justice, power sharing and the return of people who fled their homes because of fighting

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Sudan 'fully prepared' to cooperate with ICC, says PM

Sudan's prime minister cleared the way for ousted leader Omar al-Bashir and four other suspects to be extradited to the ICC for trial ...

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Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

Omar al-Bashir, ousted last year amid a popular uprising, and 27 others face trial over a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

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Israel list shows 300 officials facing ICC trial: report

It is believed the ICC will regard the list of names as state admission of the officials' complicity in the alleged crimes.

Malian jihadist on trial at <em>ICC</em> over Timbuktu destruction

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Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

Al Hassan is the second Islamist extremist to face trial at the ICC for the destruction of the Timbuktu shrines, following a 2016 ...

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Saudi newspaper prints full-page denial of China's Uighur persecution

A Saudi semi-official news outlet Okaz is facing criticism after publishing a column by a Chinese envoy denying the allegations that his country ...

Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's ...

Sudan fires Darfur officials as anti-militia sit-in continues

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Sudan fires Darfur officials as anti-militia sit-in continues

Hundreds of demonstrators have been gathered in Nertiti, Central Darfur, calling for an end to violence by 'state sanctioned' armed groups.

Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever <em>ICC</em> claim against China

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

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