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Women at protest in Abuja, April 30, 2014. Credit: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters
Nigerian civil society calls on lawmakers to pass international crimes bill

The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court has called on the country’s national assembly to immediately pass a bill that would domesticate the ICC Rome Statute into national law.

The Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes, Genocide and Related Offences Bill, 2012 provides for the punishment of those responsible for international crimes in Nigeria, as well as for cooperation between Nigeria and the ICC to ensure the effective prosecution of criminals.

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10 things that happened at the ICC so far in 2014


With the ICC on its annual summer recess, we take a look back at some major developments in the cases at the Court so far this year, including the conviction of Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga and the decisions to send the cases against Bosco Ntaganda (pictured) and former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo to trial.

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August 2014
18 Aug: #GlobalJusticeWeekly – Libya calls for assistance as militia violence escalates

Civil society urges Palestine to join the ICC
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