Former Congolese rebel warlord, Jean-Pierre Bemba.
Under the Rome Statute, court ordered reparations are available to victims after the accused is found guilty. In the case of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, this involves over 5,000 victims.
Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
The Libyan warlord and presidential hopeful looks likely to avoid a summons to The Hague.
Convicted for genocide and other crimes.
Last of the big trials for UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, but what about high-ranking officials from the other side?
Getting it wrong: the ICC’s headquarters in The Hague.
Why would the US and UK want to suppress the work of a post-war human rights effort?
Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota.
EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda
It seems the culprits in a "cash-for-kills" scheme that claimed thousands of lives might find a way to wriggle out of the peace process.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir returned to Khartoum, after evading possible arrest in South Africa in 2015.
The ICC has been criticised for not acting against South Africa after it failed to arrest Sudan's president in 2015. But, the court actually acted sensibly given the challenges it faces.
Rivals in the Kenya election Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Raila Odinga.
Although some complain that the differences between Kenyatta and Odinga are more rhetorical than real, one thing is clear: Kenyans have a real choice to make at the ballot box.
Saif al-Islam, son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
The news of Saif al-Islam's release should be taken with a pinch of salt. During the past six years of warfare in Libya the fabrication of news has become common practice.
Concerned South Africans disapprove of President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa celebrates Freedom Day this week amid growing discontent over misrule by President Zuma and the ANC. This has led to increased calls for ethical and caring leaders.
Former Chadian President Hissène Habré defiant as he leaves court in Dakar in 2005.
Former Chadian president Hissène Habré's fate will be sealed by the appeals judgment in a part domestic and international trial bringing closure to victims and human rights champions after a 20 years.
ICC’s Former Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo looks at a video of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir.
The African pushback is as a result of the ICC's own Africa strategy.
The world will be watching the country's courts.
ICC in trouble?
The court needs to address charges of neo-colonialism.
Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC) child soldiers on the streets of Bunia in 2003 following a ceasefire with government.
Acts of rape and sexual slavery committed by members of a Congolese armed group against other members are war crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.
The Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, remembers the 1994 genocide.
Plenty of African states bristle at the rest of the world's eagerness to prosecute crimes committed on the continent. Some are finding other ways to do it.
Dominic Ongwen, a senior commander in the Lord’s Resistance Army, in a court room in The Hague.
Criminal responsibility is a question of answerability; it declares certain actions to be wrong and calls those who are accused of having perpetrated such wrongs to answer for their actions.
Nelson Mandela (right), with former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, saw human rights as central to South Africa’s foreign affairs.
South Africa's decision to leave the ICC suggests that its foreign policy is caught in a dilemma between lofty ideas, an unsettled identity crisis, and shifting priorities in a complex world.
Not giving up: Fatou Bensouda.
Rumours of the ICC's imminent demise have been greatly exaggerated.
Uhuru Kenyatta, then Kenya’s Finance Minister (rear) appears at the International Criminal Court in 2011. Kenyatta, now President and off the hook, is weighing his country’s options.
It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately
Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre being escorted in to stand trial at the Palais de Justice in Dakar, Senegal in 2015. He was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison in 2016 by judges of the Extraordinary African Chambers for crimes against humanity, rape, sexual slavery.
There are fears that the withdrawal of countries from the ICC would mark the end of international criminal justice in Africa. This need not be the case.