• FILE: Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir on 14 March 2019. Picture: AFP.

    Sudan's Omar al-Bashir: key dates

    Sudan's deposed dictator Omar al-Bashir is to be handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over war crimes in Darfur.

  • International Criminal Court prosecutor Karim Khan. Picture: @CrimeScribesKE/ Twitter

    New ICC prosecutor takes on daunting job

    Britain's Karim Khan replaces Gambia's Fatou Bensouda, who dramatically extended the ICC's reach during her nine-year tenure but suffered a series of high-profile failures, including the acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo.

  • 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.