• Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. Picture: Facebook

    ICC seeks probe into Philippines drug war murders

    Fatou Bensouda is asking judges at the world's only permanent war crimes court to authorise a probe into allegations that police unlawfully killed as many as tens of thousands of civilians between 2016 and 2019.

  • FILE: Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague on 15 January 2019. Picture: AFP

    Ivory Coast's Gbagbo awaits crucial ICC ruling

    Gbagbo, 75, and his former youth leader Charles Ble Goude were cleared of crimes against humanity in 2019 over a wave of post-electoral violence in the west African nation more than a decade ago.

  •  FILE: International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Picture: AFP.

    ICC opens Israeli-Palestinians war crimes probe

    "In the end, our central concern must be for the victims of crimes, both Palestinian and Israeli, arising from the long cycle of violence and insecurity that has caused deep suffering and despair on all sides," said chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

  • FILE: Ousted President Omar al-Bashir. Picture: AFP

    ICC prosecutor says held talks with Sudan over access

    Ousted President Omar al-Bashir, who was toppled in April 2019, has been wanted by the ICC for nearly a decade on charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western region of Darfur.