SUDAN WATCH: International Criminal Court Prosecutor briefs UN Security Council on Darfur, says will not draw conclusions on genocide until investigation complete

Thursday, June 15, 2006

International Criminal Court Prosecutor briefs UN Security Council on Darfur, says will not draw conclusions on genocide until investigation complete

"Identifying those persons with the greatest responsibility for the most serious crimes in Darfur is a key challenge for the investigation," Luis Moreno Ocampo, of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said as he presented his latest report to the Security Council June 14, 2006. - UN News Centre June 14, 2006

Click here to read full report and pdf copy of third report of the Prosecutor of the ICC to the UN Security Council pursuant to UNSCR 1593 (2005).

June 14, 2006 UN report: International Criminal Court Prosecutor briefs Security Council on Darfur, says will not draw conclusions on genocide until investigation complete - Luis Moreno-Ocampo tells Council, given scale, complexity of crimes, anticipates prosecuting 'sequence of cases, rather than a single case'.
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June 15 2006 Reuters report via Sudan Tribune - ICC has no jursidiction in Darfur - Sudanese minister: Under the Rome Treaty which formed the court, the ICC cannot indict suspects who have been tried fairly in a competent national court. Sudan signed but has not ratified that treaty.

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