72 countries issue statement of support for ICC & oppose US sanctions

Following the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) annual report to the United Nations General Assembly, 72 State Parties to the Rome Statute (which established the ICC) issued a statement confirming their “unwavering support for the Court as an independent and impartial judicial institution”. In light of the US sanctions against 2 ICC senior officials in September 2020 (see post), the statement …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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