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Mass grave site possibly found in Ivory Coast from massacre last year

According to The Washington Post, International Criminal Court (ICC) investigators might have found a mass grave in the west Ivory Coast town of Duekoue, where it is alleged that fighters loyal to the president killed hundreds of people during the … Continue reading

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New sanctions put on al-Assad’s wife and inner circle

In an effort to hinder Bashar al-Assad’s attacks on the people of Syria, the European Union has imposed new sanctions on the president’s inner circle, according to CNN. The new sanctions include freezing the assets of al-Assad’s wife, Asma, and … Continue reading

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Sarkozy calls al-Assad a “Murderer,” should face ICC

French President Nicholas Sarkozy called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a “murderer” and said he should be sent to the ICC, according to The Washington Post. This statement comes at a time when the ICC issued its first verdict (guilty) against … Continue reading

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ICC Issued Guilty Verdict for Congolese Warlord Guilty Who Used Child Soldiers

According to The Washington Post, the ICC issued its first verdict in its 10 year history Wednesday against a Congolesewarlord for using child soldiers. Thomas Lubanga will be sentenced later this year and faces a maximum of life in prison. This … Continue reading

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ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for the Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Rahim Muhammad Hussein, according to The Sudan Tribune. Hussein is among several people who “bear great responsibility” for the ethnic cleansing that occurred in Darfur … Continue reading

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Four Kenyans indicted by ICC for violence post 2007 elections

According to CapitalFM, a Kenyan news outlet, four of the six suspects who were originally suspected of being connected with the 2007 deadly post-election violence, which left 1,000 dead, will be charged by the ICC. Two of the four suspects … Continue reading

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