Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda told DW her critics do not understand the court's mandate.
Human rights activists condemn acquittal of ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo, charged with war crimes for her role during 2010-11 post-election conflict
A court in Côte d’Ivoire cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Pressure is growing for Germany to compensate victims of a genocide in colonial-era Namibia.
The African pushback is as a result of the ICC's own Africa strategy
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma four-year term as chairperson of the AU has ended. She will not be missed by many and leaves a profoundly divided AU behind her
South Africa has been summoned by the International Criminal Court regarding the non-arrest of Sudanese President al-Bashir in 2015
Botswana's the official co-host at Germany's ITB tourism trade fair in Berlin. How has it found peace and prosperity unlike others on the continent?
Former president Yahya Jammeh announced in October that he would pull Gambia out of the ICC.
South Africa was one of the countries pushing for the withdrawal.
Rape and sexual slavery committed by members of a Congolese armed group against other members are war crimes within the jurisdiction of the ICC
Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
Rights group Amnesty International said that during the clashes several people appeared to have been "summarily shot dead and their bodies dumped"
The world's top cocoa-growing country has experienced a strong economic revival under Ouattara.
Prospects for reconciliation are bleak. Formal gestures by the government to nudge opposition parties to join an intra-Burundi dialogue have failed
Dominic Ongwen is set to face the International Criminal Court on multiple counts of crimes against humanity.
Countries on the continent should work harder to ensure accountability for international crimes, writes Ottilia Anna Maunganidze.
The recent withdrawals of South Africa, The Gambia, and Burundi initially sparked fears of a domino effect by other African state parties.
Botswana’s criticism of South Africa’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court has seemingly irritated the presidency.