Described as an 'independent, permanent court that tries persons accused of the most serious crimes of international concern, namely genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, the ICC is governed by the Rome Statute. The website offers excellent information - click the Situations and Cases tab to view information relating to Situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Central African Republic and Dafur, Sudan. You can view the individual documents relating to all cases here. You can also learn a lot about the background, structure and remit of the ICC here.
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