September 2, 2020

US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced sanctions Wednesday on the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, objecting to the investigation of US soldiers for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.Also added to the US sanctions blacklist was Phakiso Mochochoko, director of the ICC’s Jurisdiction, Complementary and Cooperation Division, for “having materially assisted Prosecutor Bensouda,” Pompeo said.Pompeo said other ICC officials have already faced denial of visas to the United States over the investigations of US military personnel.”Today we take the…

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