Khartoum (MEE) – Detective tells court the deposed president was handed the money by Mohammed bin Salman’s envoys. Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir admitted taking $90m in cash from Saudi Arabia’s rulers, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a court heard on Monday as the ousted autocrat’s corruption trial began. Police Brigadier AhmedContinue Reading

International criminal court ICC the hague

The Hague (SCF) – Everybody knows the story about Frankenstein monster turning against its creator. Such things happen in real life. The respectable Wall Street Journal was used by John Bolton, an American lawyer, and diplomat who has served in several Republican administrations, as a trumpet to sound the alarm. The threat to the United States is posed byContinue Reading

(GPA) The Hague – Following the departure of several African nations, Russia has joined the growing list of countries abandoning the Western dominated International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. In a statement on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry (FM) said they were withdrawing their signature from the Rome StatuteContinue Reading

u.s. war crimes

(GPA) Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court are reportedly ready to open a thorough investigation against the U.S. war crimes and human rights abuses committed in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2005. The investigation is expected to begin before the end of this year but will conveniently follow next week’s U.S.Continue Reading

(TeleSUR) – The court’s new focus on land grabbing and environmental destruction could help put a dent in corporate impunity. The International Criminal Court announced Thursday it will now hold corporate executives and governments legally responsible for environmental crimes. The Hague court made explicit references to widening its approach to include landContinue Reading