What is ICC, which issued arrest warrant against Putin for Ukraine war crimes?


The International Criminal Court (ICC) Friday An issue was issued Forgery Russian President Vladimir PutinHe was accused of being responsible in war crimes. Ukraine And on suspicion “unlawful deportation of children and unlawful transfer of people from the territory of Ukraine to the Russian Federation”, reported AFP. Meanwhile, The Kremlin The warrant was deemed as ‘void’.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (AP)

What The International Criminal Court (ICC)?

1. The The 2002 creation of the ICC allowed for prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and aggression by member states that are unable or unwilling to do so.

2. The Reports indicate that the court has the power to prosecute crimes perpetrated by nationals or other actors on the territory of member state by members. Reuters. The 15 forms of crimes against humanity include offences such as murder, rape, imprisonment, enforced disappearances, enslavement – particularly of women children, sexual slavery, torture, apartheid, and deportation, the ICC website said.

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3. Currently17 investigations are being conducted by the ICC. Ukraine, African States such as UgandaThe Democratic Republic This is Congo, Kenya, Venezuela In Latin AmericaAnd Asian Countries that include Myanmar And the Philippines.

4. So The ICC has already convicted five individuals of war crimes from the ICC and crimes against humanity. Democratic Republic This is Congo, MaliAnd Uganda. Meanwhile21 people have been detained in the court’s detention center.

5. The In the beginning of the investigation, the court Ukraine on March 2, 2022 – We will be focusing on the crimes that have been committed in the country.

(With From Reuters)

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