US sanctions against International Criminal Court(ICC)

News: US President has authorised sanctions against International Criminal Court(ICC) officials involved in investigations into possible war crimes by US troops or those of its allies. Facts: International Criminal Court(ICC): It is a permanent judicial body created by the 1998 Rome Statute which entered into force on July 1,2002. Jurisdiction: It has the jurisdiction to… Continue reading US sanctions against International Criminal Court(ICC)

ICC Judges approve an investigation into crimes against Myanmar’s Rohingya

News:International Criminal Court(ICC) have approved to open an investigation into crimes committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority. Facts: About International Criminal Court(ICC): The International Criminal Court(ICC) is an intergovernmental international tribunal.It is located in the Hague,Netherlands. It is governed by an international treaty called the Rome Statute which entered into force on July 1,2002.India is… Continue reading ICC Judges approve an investigation into crimes against Myanmar’s Rohingya

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir ousted, placed under arrest

The longtime president of Sudan,Omar al-Bashir was removed by the military after months of continuous protests against his rule. The military has announced that a transitional military council will run the government for the next two years.They also declared a three-month state of emergency,the suspension of the constitution and the dissolution of parliament. He was… Continue reading Sudan President Omar al-Bashir ousted, placed under arrest