International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court as political theatre


KPFA Weekend News, 07.20.2014

International criminal defense attorney Peter Erlinder says that Israel probably fears Palesstinian membership in the International Criminal Court more than it fears Hamas's rockets, even though the court will not indict Benjamin Netanyahu or any other Israeli official. 

ICC judges say Kenya's Kenyatta can skip much of his own criminal trial

KPFA Evening News, 2013

International Criminal Court judges say that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta need not be present for all of his own trial for crimes against humanity.

Bosco Ntaganda's So-Called Surrender

KPFA Evening News, 03.23.2013

Professor Charles Kambanda Major news outlets around the world reported East African warlord Bosco Ntaganda's surrender this week. Rwandan American Law professor Charles Kambanda spoke to KPFA about Ntaganda and why the story of his surrender is thoroughly implausible.


U.S. Embassy, #2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie (Kacyiru), as shown on a Google Map




War crimes complaint against Rwanda's Kagame delivered to the ICC


On August 17, 2012, Rwandans, Congolese, and international criminal attorney Christopher Black gathered in The Hague to deliver a complaint and documentary evidence to Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, calling upon her to investigate Rwandan President Paul Kagame for war crimes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the same day, members of opposition parties walked to Kigali's 1930 maximum security prison, where their leaders are incarcerated, in solidarity. KPFA spoke to Alice Muhirwa, treasurer of the United Democratic Forces or FDU-Inking opposition party in Rwanda.



Members of opposition parties, FDU-Inkingi and Parti Social-Imberakuri, walk in solidarity with the action in The Hague.


International criminal attorney Christopher Black spoke to the press after joining Rwandans and Congolese to present their complaint against Paul Kagame at the ICC.



Rwandese and Congolese to the ICC: Indict Kagame

KPFA Evening News, 08.11.2012

International criminal lawyer Christopher Black on the Rwandese and Congolese coalition that will, next Friday, gather in the Hague to petition Fatou Bensouda, the new Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, to investigate and indict Rwandan President Paul Kagame.



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