Mali has referred the situation in the country to the ICC, indicating that its own national authorities are unable to prosecute war crimes.
Arms supplies to the DRC continue to fuel unlawful killings, rape, looting and abductions.
Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.
Violent clashes in the North Kivu region of DR Congo have caused at least three deaths and prompted thousands of civilians to flee the area.
Today's Hague verdict for former Liberian leader Charles Taylor is a reminder that no high-ranking state official can evade justice.
Charles Taylor's conviction is a milestone, but in Sierra Leone, thousands are yet to see their perpetrators brought to justice.
Amnesty International is calling on the DRC to arrest Bosco Ntaganda and hand him over to the ICC to face trial without further delay.
One year after the most violent battle of the post-election conflict in Côte d'Ivoire, authorities must cooperate fully with an ICC probe into human rights abuses.
Abdullah al-Senussi, Libya's former intelligence chief, must be turned over to the ICC without delay following his arrest in Mauritania.
In its landmark first verdict, the International Criminal Court convicted Thomas Lubanga Dyilo for the war crime of using child soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Lord's Resistance Army leader is charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes as documented by the Kony 2012 campaign.
Bombings by Malian government forces in the north of the country are killing civilians in violation of international humanitarian law.
A recent surge in military operations in Somalia increases civilians’ vulnerability to attacks and displacement.
The UN Security Council broke months of silence this week on Sudan's conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Virtually the entire population of Abyei remains displaced by ongoing fighting between factions in Sudan and South Sudan.
Virtually the entire population of Abyei was displaced by violence earlier this year and ongoing insecurity has prevented their return.
Al-Bashir is due in Malawi for a trade summit, despite warrants for his arrest on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
Former LRA commander Thomas Kwoyelo, charged with 53 counts of murder, has been granted amnesty by a Ugandan court.
As countries gather for talks on a global Arms Trade Treaty, evidence has emerged about arms shipments fueling violations in Southern Kordofan.
Amnesty International urges authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to step up reforms to its justice system following the conviction of a military general for crimes against humanity.