African Bias charges advanced by dictators

Accusing the International Criminal Court (ICC) of “African Bias” is a handy cover-up for detractors. Several African countries have accused the ICC of bias. What do these countries have in common? All of them are attempting to cover up human rights abuses and other crimes. Luis Ocampo discusses the peril of this argument and who […]

Facing the Genocide in Burundi

The chaos is coming. Genocide in Burundi and a new African war are in motion. The Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the international criminal court, accusing the tribunal of the “persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans”. The announcement late on Tuesday came after similar decisions this month by South Africa and […]

Gambian and Burundian president seek to leave ICC

Burundian president wants free hands to attack civilians. Gambia became the third African nation — following Burundi and South Africa — to bail out of the International Criminal Court (or more properly, out of the treaty that binds it to the court). In a statement on state television, Gambian Information Minister Sheriff Bojang said the […]

South Africa ICC Withdrawal

South Africa Surprise UN Leadership by Announcing its Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision. The government concluded that membership of the ICC created a conflict with its role as a regional peace broker. Luis […]

Several African nations are now Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses African nations leaving the ICC

Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses African nations leaving the International Criminal Court (ICC) I am not worried about the future of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after the Burundi and South Africa withdrawal. What I am worried about is the genocide in Burundi and the imminent risk of a new African war in the Great Lakes […]

Withdrawal from the ICC was instigated by Bashir

After South Africa’s withdrawal from the ICC, how does it stay relevant? South Africa, whose justice minister announced last Friday that the government had launched the year-long process of withdrawal, is the first country to say it is leaving the ICC. But Burundi’s parliament voted last week to get out and a number of other […]

Ocampo discussed the Colombia peace agreement

“The Colombia peace agreement is a work of art” according to the former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Luis Moreno Ocampo welcomes the European Union’s suspension of the FARC guerrillas from the list of terrorist organizations for the next six months. Ocampo has been personally involved in negotiations for many years, during and […]

Colombia and FARC Peace Agreement

Colombia and FARC sign historic deal ending decades of war Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko signed an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their nation a byword for violence. Former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was present at […]

Columbia Peace Accords

An Exceptional Commitment to the Columbia Peace Accords Luis Moreno Ocampo discusses new demands for peace accords in Colombia. Half of the Colombians who voted in the referendum on the previous agreement wanted more to be done to demobilize the FARC. Community work and regional confinement as an alternative to penalties were not enough. The […]

Colombian Peace Agreement Ceremony

In a CNN interview Luis Moreno Ocampo, former Head Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), described the Colombian Peace Agreement as a “work of art.” “This agreement is like a work by van Gogh, people do not understand it, but it is a work of art,” Ocampo explained. The peace agreement between the Colombian […]

Kony 2012

Kony 2012, produced by Invisible Children (authors of Invisible Children) The film was released on March 5, 2012. The film’s purpose was to promote the charity’s “Stop Kony” movement to make Ugandan cult and militia leader, indicted war criminal and the International Criminal Court fugitive Joseph Kony globally known in order to have him arrested […]

Angelina Jolie in The Court

Luis Moreno Ocampo, Angelina Jolie, and Ben Ferencz, former prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, travel to the trial of the Congolese general, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Synopsis (cited from publisher) Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, has a mandate to investigate war crimes throughout the world. He and his […]

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The Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, using his prerogative in fulfillment of the obligation under article 2 a) of the Charter of the OAS to strengthen peace and security on the continent, and the regional obligation of the OAS under the United Nations Charter, has triggered a process to determine […]