Topic archives: International Criminal Court

So you’ve been accused of war crimes. What’s next?

June 22, 2018 3

Crikey takes a look at the legal processes special forces soldiers would face when being investigated for war crimes in the line of duty.

Is Germany building a case to charge Australian ministers for crimes against humanity?

March 9, 2018 22

With calls for the ICC to investigate the Australian government going unheard, some are looking to a far-reaching code that gives the German judiciary the ability to prosecute crimes against humanity, even if they have no relation to the country.

Justice legacy: jailing the Butcher of Bosnia was a victory of process

November 23, 2017 2

Ratko Mladic, the "Butcher of Bosnia", will now die in prison, having been convicted of war crimes and genocide. As it winds down, what is the legacy the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia?

In Kenya, the rights and wrongs of a complex election play out

In Kenya, the rights and wrongs of a complex election play out

March 19, 2013

Kenya's president-elect is facing International Criminal Court charges of crimes against humanity. But he has a more immediate problem closer to home. United Nations consultant Robert Johnson reports from Nairobi.

WikiLeaks update: defying Bush, Brazil backed Criminal Court in 04-05

WikiLeaks update: defying Bush, Brazil backed Criminal Court in 04-05

December 22, 2010 4

More from Brazil in today's Wikileaks cables dump, with the South American nation's strong support for the International Criminal Court (defying George W. Bush) documented in 2004-05. Luke Miller reports.

An audience with Radovan Karadzic. Location: The Hague

An audience with Radovan Karadzic. Location: The Hague

October 29, 2009 4

The Hague has a long history of overseeing international law, the latest being the trial of Serbian Radovan Karadzic, accused of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia. Too bad he was a no show, writes Grant Doyle.

The Sri Lankan army, the Tamil Tigers and the UN International Criminal Court

May 21, 2009

Sri Lanka deserves the scrutiny of the International Criminal Court, says Greg Barns.

Getting serious about international justice

March 31, 2009

There has been little sign from the Rudd government that it accords much priority to international human rights, writes Charles Richardson.