The International Criminal Court provides this fact sheet on current situations and cases.
Recently, ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo expressed plans to investigate alleged crimes against humanity during post-election violence in Kenya, and is considering an investigation of alleged war crimes during the 2008 Gaza War. To date, situations in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, and Darfur have been referred to the ICC. Please join Luis Moreno-Ocampo to discuss these issues, case selection, and the foreign policy implications of the ICC's work.
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