International Criminal Court in The Hague. The behaviour by some of the figures chosen to dispense justice for the world’s most reprehensible crimes has led to ‘low morale in chambers’, says report.

There were those who advised that a major warts-and-all review of the International Criminal Court (ICC) might not be appropriate at a time when the c(...)

Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir in April 2012. He was accused of allowing militant groups to operate from his state. Photograph: Ebrahim Hamid/AFP via Getty Images

Sudan is set to be removed from the US terrorism blacklist, after its new government paid $335 million towards victims of two al-Qaeda terrorist attac(...)

 Fergal Gaynor is the only Irish judge attached to the special court for Kosovo in The Hague. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An Irish lawyer is one of six new judges appointed to the special court for Kosovo which held its first hearing in The Hague on Wednesday. The court w(...)

 Smoke rises from the houses of Rohingya Muslims during military operations in Myanmar’s Rakhine state in a photograph taken   in Teknaff, Bangladesh in September 2017. Photograph:  Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The two soldiers confess their crimes in a monotone, a few blinks of the eye their only betrayal of emotion: executions, mass burials, village obliter(...)

Lawyers leaving the Lebanon tribunal in the Netherlands last week after the ruling on the assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafik  Hariri. P hotograph:Koen van Weel/EPA

It’s rarely a good idea to reduce anything complex to bare statistics. And yet, as the judges of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon took turns to read t(...)

The Amazon rainforest on fire near  a  highway in Para state, Brazil. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

The year is 2035; location is The Hague in the Netherlands. Disgraced former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (80) is scheduled to appear before th(...)

 Ivorian prime minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly: he   died following a cabinet meeting last week. Photograph:  EPA/Legnan Koula

Ivory Coast’s October presidential race has been thrown open by the sudden death last week of the prime minister, the chosen successor of the west Afr(...)

Coffins of the victims of the Srebrenica massacre are taken from a former battery factory in Potocari, about three miles from Srebrenica, to be buried at a nearby cemetery and memorial centre in Bosnia, on July 10th, 2016. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

“Thousands of men executed and buried in mass graves, hundreds of men buried alive, men and women mutilated and slaughtered, children killed before th(...)

The International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. Photograph: AP

It’s straight out of the Polish government playbook. An outrageous decision by US president Donald Trump to impose sanctions on the International Crim(...)

Ali Kushayb has personally been linked by witness evidence to 504 killings, 20 cases of rape and the forced displacement of 41,000 people

In a substantial boost to its credibility, the International Criminal Court has confirmed that a former Sudanese militia leader facing an extraordinar(...)

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