International Criminal Court

  • Africa & World

    Zuma’s supporters take his freedom bid to ICC

    STAUNCH supporters of Jacob Zuma will head to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Netherlands in their bid to have the incarcerated former president released. Zuma, who has now spent a month in jail, was confined in the Estcourt correctional facility after the Constitutional Court sentenced him to 15 months in jail for contempt of court. Zuma refused to…

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  • Africa & World

    Bobi Wine asks ICC to arrest Museveni over human rights abuses

    38-YEAR-OLD Ugandan musician-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine said Thursday he would call on the International Criminal Court to probe murder, torture and other abuses in the country by 76-year-old President Yoweri Museveni ahead of a tense presidential election set for next week. The pop star-turned-politician is the main rival to veteran Museveni, in the January 14 election, which will take place…

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  • Africa & World

    Former Sudan dictator al-Bashir critically ill as his brother dies from COVID-19

    FORMER Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was transferred to Aliaa Military Hospital in Omdurman for treatment and COVID-19 testing following his health’s deterioration in prison. Bashir’s brother, Abdullah, died last week after he contracted the coronavirus in prison. However, the Sudanese authorities rejected a request for the former president to attend the funeral. He was later allowed to meet with the…

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