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Coalition Senior Advisor Stephen Lamony Speaks at Two Events On 22 March, Coalition Senior Advisor Stephen Lamony spoke at a foreign policy briefing on ICC situation countries at the United States Senate hosted by Physicians for Human Rights. The briefing was attended by senators, representatives from the Department of Justice, and other members of government and civil society.
The first big massacre occurred in March 1998, when Serb forces surrounded the village of Prekaz and wiped out 58 civilians, many of them women and children.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone , otherwise called the "Special Court" [ 1 ] or the SCSL , is a judicial body set up by the government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations [ 2 ] to "prosecute persons who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law" committed in Sierra Leone after 30 November 1996 and during the Sierra Leone Civil War .
Letter dated 24 March 2005 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council I have the honour to transmit herewith the report of the Mission of Inquiry into the Circumstances, Causes and Consequences of the 14 February Beirut Bombing, which was prepared pursuant to the statement by the President of the Security Council ( S/PRST/2005/4 ) of 15 February 2005. This independently conducted fact-finding report presented to the Council today raises some very serious and troubling allegations. The Mission concludes that an independent international investigation is needed.
The International Criminal Court puts the Legal Tools at the disposal of any person who may choose to access this web site ("User") under the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions").
The International Criminal Court (commonly referred to as the ICC or ICCt ) [ 2 ] is a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide , crimes against humanity , war crimes , and the crime of aggression (although it cannot, until at least 2017, [ 3 ] exercise jurisdiction over the crime of aggression). [ 4 ] [ 5 ] It came into being on 1 July 2002—the date its founding treaty , the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court , came into force [ 6 ] —and it can prosecute only crimes committed on or after that date. [ 7 ] The Court's official seat is in The Hague , Netherlands, but its proceedings may take place anywhere. [ 8 ]