International Criminal Court:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: The international criminal court’s new prosecutor has asked the court to relaunch an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity committed by the Taliban and supporters of the Islamic State in Afghanistan since 2003. ICC has notified the Taliban via Afghanistan’s …

International Criminal Court

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: Sudan has decided to hand long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court along with other officials wanted over the Darfur conflict.   Background: Mr. Bashir has been wanted by the ICC for more than a decade over charges …

International Criminal Court

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. International Criminal Court: Context: The International Criminal Court convicted a former commander (Dominic Ongwen) in the notorious Ugandan rebel group the Lord’s Resistance Army of dozens of war crimes and crimes against humanity ranging from multiple murders to forced marriages. About ICC: The International …