Topic: International Courts and Tribunals
Ante Gotovina and another Croatian commander were convicted by a UN war crimes tribunal Friday for carrying out a 1995 campaign of ethnic cleansing against Serbs.
04/15/2011 03:54 pm
The Kenyan suspects, four of them members of the government, are requested to appear at The Hague April 7 on charges of organizing ethnic clashes after the 2007 presidential election.
03/09/2011 10:53 am
The International Criminal Court today announced it would investigate Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and several members of his inner circle for crimes against humanity in Libya’s ongoing uprising. It is the second-ever ICC investigation into a sitting head of state, and one of only a handful of inquiries into crimes committed by world leaders. Below, a look at ICC cases:
03/03/2011 06:51 pm
The international community is struggling to respond to the escalating Libya conflict. Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has warned of “bloodshed” if other countries intervene, and the opposition rebels have yet to formally request military assistance. Here's what's been done so far.
03/02/2011 02:51 pm
The unanimous Security Council decision increases international pressure on Col. Muammar Qaddafi's regime in Libya as President Obama calls for Qaddafi to leave power immediately.
02/27/2011 09:29 am
With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appearing to be headed out of office, it’s likely he has thought about where he’d head next if he’s forced out of the country as well as the presidency. Ousted world leaders have a history of slipping away to other countries and living a life of relative anonymity and leisure in exile. If President Mubarak joins the ranks of those who fled their countries to live out the rest of their days elsewhere, where will he go? Some of his predecessors’ choices could give some guidance.
02/10/2011 12:48 pm
Rafik Hariri assassination investigation and pending indictment by UN, prompts Hezbollah demonstration. The UN tribunal, looking into the death of former Lebanon Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, attempted to diffuse tension in Beirut Tuesday.
01/18/2011 02:30 pm
The militant Shiite group Hezbollah toppled the Hariri government peacefully, even if it was to avoid a possible indictment by a UN panel for an assassination. Using violence now to get its way would only make Hezbollah look guilty for the 2005 bombing, eroding its legitimacy.
01/13/2011 03:53 pm
The collapse of Lebanon's coalition government has pushed the country, once again, to the brink of upheaval. The heavily-armed Hezbollah is furious that Prime Minister Saad Hariri is coperating with a United Nations tribunal investigating the assassination of his father Rafik. Here's what the tribunal is all about, and why Hezbollah opposes it:
01/13/2011 12:39 pm
The year 2011 will include some big developments in Africa to look out for – Sudan's referendum and the continuing strife in Ivory Coast, among others.
01/03/2011 12:28 pm