crimes against humanity

Georgia at the ICC : The Court steps out of Africa


In 2008, shortly after the end of the armed conflict between Georgia and Russia, Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo declared the beginning of a preliminary examination. The ICC prosecution is seeking to investigate allegations of crimes against humanity as well as war crimes committed in Georgia between July and October 2008.

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Closes its Doors


The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda was created by the UN Security Council in 1994, as a response to the genocide against the Tutsis happening in the country at the time. Its main mission was to prosecute criminals responsible for the genocide as well as serious violations of international humanitarian law committed in Rwanda, between January 1st and December 31st, 1994.

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the ICC Statute


That today’s international community and world public opinion are pervaded by an increasing awareness of human rights values is a fact which can hardly be denied.

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