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After Referring Africans The US Now Threatening The ICC For Probing...

AFRICANGLOBE - In an effort to threaten everyone into not investigating US or Israeli war crimes in the International Criminal Court, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says anyone involved in such probes will lose their visa and may be sanctioned. The Washington war hawk said that action had to be taken because any investigation into alleged war crimes and torture committed by the United States would be a threat to US rule of law.

African Leaders Plan Mass Withdrawal From International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - African leaders have adopted a strategy calling for a collective withdrawal from the international criminal court. The non-binding decision came behind closed doors near the end of an African Union summit. It was the latest expression of impatience by African leaders with the court.

International Criminal Court Fears An Exodus Of African Countries

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court in The Hague has been rocked by a series of withdrawals by African countries that were original signatories to the Rome Statute that established the court. This week, Russia also pulled its signature from the ICC treaty, and the Philippines could follow.

S.Africa’s Withdrawal Rocks International Criminal Court

AFRICANGLOBE - "There is a view in Africa that the ICC in choosing who to prosecute has seemingly preferred to target leaders in Africa." The ICC, set up in 2002, is often accused of bias against Africa and has also struggled with a lack of cooperation, including from the United States which has signed the court's treaty but never ratified it.

Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical...

AFRICANGLOBE - A new report from Amnesty International accuses the Sudanese government of launching chemical weapons attacks against civilians in the western region of Darfur, causing the deaths of an estimated 200-250 people – and wounding hundreds more – from exposure since January 2016.

UN Admits To Starting Cholera Epidemic In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations acknowledged on Thursday that it played a role in the 2010 Haiti cholera outbreak that has killed nearly 10,000 Haitians and infected more than 770,000. Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, promised a "significant new set of UN actions" to respond to the epidemic, following a confidential report sent to the UN chief that was critical of the world body's actions.

10 Influential Black Leaders Assassinated For Their Beliefs

AFRICANGLOBE - The life and times of some of the greatest Black leaders ended abruptly due to a number of assassinations, and even though the tactic is gruesome, some see it as a necessary action to take against leaders who challenge their views or popularity. Ironically, the murders have turned many slain leaders into timeless heroes. With several influential Black leaders having been assassinated in recent history, here are highlight of 10 icons and their respective legacies.

DR Congo: The World’s Richest Country With The World’s Poorest People

AFRICANGLOBE - The Democratic Republic of Congo sits on untapped, raw mineral ores worth $24 trillion — money that isn’t directly benefiting the people who live there. “Why are we living through hell in paradise?” Vital Kamerhe, a Congolese politician and leader of the Union for the Congolese Nation, asks in the film When Elephants Fight, which details how foreign interests have ravaged the Congo region. “That is the paradox of Congo.”

95 Years Ago White Rioters Carried Out This Vile Terrorist Attack...

AFRICANGLOBE - The massacre came on the heels of the alleged assault of a white elevator operator by a Black man. The local white newspapers at the time flamed tensions, supposedly even calling for a “lynching,” but historical documents and research show that there was very likely no attack at all. However, the supposed assault was quickly used as an excuse to destroy the prosperous Greenwood neighborhood and all the Black citizens living there.

Amnesty International Attempting To “Blackmail” Nigerian Army

AFRICANGLOBE - "Amnesty International is advised to stop playing the role of an irritant coming up loudly only when the terrorists are losing and remaining silent or complacent whenever the terrorists intensify their atrocities,”

ICC Shelves Darfur Case For Lack Of UN Support

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said on Friday that she had shelved an investigation into war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region for lack of action by the United Nations Security Council to push for arrests.

Joseph Kony In Sudan-Controlled Enclave – Report

AFRICANGLOBE - A new report says it has fresh evidence that Joseph Kony, the fugitive war crimes suspect wanted by the International Criminal Court, has sought haven in an enclave controlled by Sudan.

Everywhere Is War

AFRICANGLOBE - Summer approaches and the stench of war is all around. The notion that the US regularly commits war crimes and that polished, well-educated men like John Kennedy and Barack Obama are war criminals is unthinkable; war criminals look like Osama bin-Laden and Saddam Hussein and those other nasty people far away, over there.

If Charles Taylor Is A War Criminal, So Is Bush, Obama,...

AFRICANGLOBE - “Whereas Liberian president Charles Taylor was accused of encouraging the slaughter of possibly 50 000 people in Sierra Leone, Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have armed, financed and protected the killers of six million people — 120 times as many fatalities — in the eastern Congo.”

Sudan’s Wanted President Visits Egypt

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi met with Sudan's wanted President Omar al-Bashir in Cairo on Sunday as the Egyptian government dismissed calls for the visiting...

West African Leaders Call for War Crimes Probe in North Mali

The top Ecowas mediator, Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore, told the meeting of politicians, religious and trade union leaders that a new government must...
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