Posts Tagged ‘The Hague’

New York Times | Marlise Simons | June 27, 2011

PARIS — The International Criminal Court in The Hague issued arrest warrants on Monday for Libyan leader Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, one of his sons and his intelligence chief, accusing them of crimes against humanity during the first two weeks of the uprising in Libya that led to a NATO bombing campaign.

The decision had been expected since the chief prosecutor announced in May that he was seeking judges orders for the men’s arrest. (more…)

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By ARTHUR MAX and MIKE CORDER, The Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton offered an olive branch Tuesday to Taliban fighters who reject al-Qaida and pressed an international conference for help in strengthening Afghanistan’s security forces.

More than 80 of Afghanistan’s neighboring states or military and financial donors were attending a one-day conference in The Hague to brainstorm about how to stabilize Afghanistan seven years after the expulsion of the Taliban government.


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All of Darfur ‘a crime scene,’ UN Security Council is told

By Neil MacFarquhar
International Herald Tribune

UNITED NATIONS, New York: The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court presented a grim portrait of conditions in the Darfur region of Sudan to the UN Security Council, as a majority of council members pushed for what would be the first statement in three years condemning the Sudanese government. (more…)

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