International Criminal court
The International Criminal Court has softened restrictions on Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo. The ongoing appeal of his acquittal for crimes against humanity had confined him to Belgium. Our correspondent in The Hague tells us more. Also, South Africans will be able to buy alcohol legally again from next month, as the government further eases coronavirus restrictions. And our correspondents in Cameroon visit one rural community where an illegal alcoholic beverage is being touted as a cure for coronavirus.
Chile Eboe-Osuji has been the President of the International Criminal Court, The Hague, since March 2018. The 56-year-old, who has been a judge of the ICC since March 2012, was recently in Nigeria, and in this exclusive interview with Guardian TV spoke on the various challenges facing the ICC, including allegations that some powerful countries are interfering with the court’s activities.
International Criminal Court judges on Tuesday (January 15) acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of all war crimes charges and ordered his immediate release in a blow to prosecutors who have lost other major cases in recent years.
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at The Hague called on the States Parties to support an International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors.
President Muhammadu Buhari touched down in the Hague Sunday evening ahead of his scheduled appearance at the International Criminal Court (ICC) where he is expected to deliver the keynote address at the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the ICC Rome Statute.