Efforts by Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and a Kenyan accused before the International Criminal Court (ICC) to block an appeal against a single judge hearing the case have been thwarted.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has taken sides with a Kenyan lawyer facing charges before the International Criminal Court in opposing tactics being used to appeal against one judge hearing his case.
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has not yet decided whether she will move the phase to a formal investigation, citing restrictions brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda noted that in addition to drug-related killings, some individuals were allegedly subjected to serious ill-treatment and abuses prior to being killed by state actors and unidentified assailants.
US slaps travel ban on prosecutor fatou bensouda'>Public Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, who had been investigating Americans and their allies for possible war crimes
The Trump admin placed sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda over her investigation of alleged U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. The U.S. is one of few countries not part of the ICC. Investigators say U.S. forces used torture and sexual violence on 50+ detainees in 2003-04.
US revokes the entry visa of Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, her office says. Secretary of State Pompeo threatened such action to deter an investigation by the ICC into alleged war crimes by the US in Afghanistan.