war crimes

International Court Convicts Congo Rebel Leader

Germain Katanga will be sentenced at a separate hearing.

Congo’s “Terminator” Turns Himself in to ICC

Bosco Ntaganda has stumped Rwandan and U.S. diplomats.
Africa’s Best and Worst Leaders - Upon the conviction of Charles Taylor for war crimes, BET.com takes a look at some of Africa’s best and worst political minds. —Naeesa Aziz(Photo: REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Landov)

Jailed Charles Taylor Wants His Pension

The war crimes convict called it a "mammoth injustice."
George Clooney Launches Sudan Aid Crusade - Actor and director George Clooney was arrested outside the Sudanese embassy after testifying before Congress about the decades-long conflict raging along the border between Sudan and South Sudan."What you see is a constant drip of fear," Clooney told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday after returning from a trip to South Sudan’s Nuba Mountains. "We found children filled with shrapnel, including a 9-year-old boy who had both of his hands blown off."(Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Clooney: Village Burnings in Sudan a War Crime

The actor says 26 villages were razed by Sudanese forces.
Ex-Ivory Coast President Faces Rape and Murder Charges - Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo was taken into custody at the International Criminal Court Wednesday, where he will face charges of crimes against humanity including murder and rape, stemming from his involvement in fueling post-election violence.\r \r(Photo: EPA/NIC BOTHMA /LANDOV)

International Criminal Court Says Ivory Coast's Gbagbo Fit for Trial

Gbagbo faces charges of crimes against humanity.

Judges Sentence Charles Taylor to 50 Years

Taylor will serve his sentence in a British prison.