The international criminal court has handed down its first sentence, jailing for 14 years a Congolese warlord who recruited and used child soldiers. Thomas Lubanga was found guilty in March of abducting boys and girls under the age of 15 and forcing them to fight in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s eastern Ituri region […]


The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague said Wednesday that he would seek arrest warrants for three senior officials in Libya on charges of crimes against humanity, providing no names but saying that the three were “the most responsible” for the crimes committed. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the prosecutor, appeared in a briefing before […]