' Jean Baptiste Baribonekeza “Mpimba detention conditions are quite good given international and the country living standards”

National Commission for Human Rights calls on ICC to be impartial

09-11-2017 The National Commission for Human Rights [CNIDH] notes that the report of the Commission of Inquiry was inspired by some of the previous reports but somewhat different from the latter. “The CNIDH considers that the report should constitute a breach of a frank and constructive dialogue on the situation (...)
' The commission of Inquiry urges the ICC to start investigations into crimes committed in Burundi

Commission of Inquiry on Burundi urges ICC to investigate into crimes against humanity

09-04-2017 The UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi believes that crimes against humanity have been and continue to be committed in Burundi since April 2015. Following the report published last Monday, the commission reported that those crimes are taking place in a context of serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial (...)
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Rights Groups urge ICC to begin full investigation into human rights violations in Burundi

07-18-2017 Nine local human rights organisations urge the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to begin full investigation into gross human rights violations in Burundi to bring perpetrators to justice. Nine local rights groups urge the ICC prosecutor to start full investigation into grave crimes committed in Burundi as (...)
' Victims of 2015 crisis ready to collaborate with ICC commission of inquiry

Victims of 2015 crisis ready to collaborate with ICC commission of inquiry

02-20-2017 This is included in the correspondence of 17 February sent to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court-ICC by the collective of lawyers defending the families of victims of crimes against humanity and other criminals in Burundi. Armel Niyongere, one of the lawyers says the correspondence contains hundreds of (...)
' MPs voted for the bill by a huge majority

Bujumbura continues its crusade…

10-17-2016 “Burundi withdraws from the International Criminal Court for national sovereignty”, says the government. For the opposition, the latter fears being prosecuted for several massive violations. 94 votes for, 2 against from André Ndayizamba and Fabien Baciryanino, both from UPRONA party and 14 abstentions, including that of Agathon Rwasa, the (...)
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Burundi withdraws from the ICC

10-07-2016 The Council of Ministers met this Thursday in Gitega in central Burundi to consider Burundi’s membership of the International Criminal Court. Burundi ratified the Rome Statute, giving the war crimes court jurisdiction over the country, in 2004. The current crisis began when President Nkurunziza officially announced his candidacy for (...)
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Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania criticize the International Criminal Court

01-01-2015 During the International Criminal Court (ICC) Assembly of States Parties, held in New York from 8 to 17 December 2014, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania strongly criticized the ICC while over a dozen African countries expressed their support.-By Lorraine Josiane Manishatse The ICC Assembly is held annually. It is composed (...)

KENYA-ICC warns Kenya against leaking classified information

10-25-2014 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned the Kenyan government against leaking classified information to the media in the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta. The judges in the case say the Kenyan government has not taken the necessary steps to ensure filings remain confidential.In a report released on Tuesday, (...)