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ICC to rule on former Ivory Coast president, Gbagbo release next week

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International Criminal Court judges will rule next Tuesday on whether to release former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo as his trial for crimes against humanity drags on, the court said. Gbagbo, 73, has spent seven years in detention in The Hague accused of fomenting bloodshed after refusing to accept defeat …

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ICC told to Engage Buhari over continued killings, impunity


The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC), a civil society concerned with the advocacy for the domestication of the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute, on Tuesday, charged the court’s prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, to engage the visiting President Muhammadu Buhari, on the continued killings in Nigeria. The coalition also …

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Plateau groups to drag FG before ICC over killings


A coalition of ethnic groups in the Middle Belt have vowed to drag the Federal Government to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, The Netherlands, to protest against the recent killings in three council areas in Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The organisations included the Plateau Initiative …

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