02 July 2020

US sanctions against international court staff an act of ‘revenge’, says ICC’s Fatou Bensouda - The Interview


Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), tells FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman that the United States’ decision to sanction the ICC officials investigating alleged war crimes committed by US troops in Afghanistan is an act of pure “political revenge”.In the interview, Bensouda describes the move as an “unprecedented attack” against the court and its judicial independence, noting that such sanctions are usually reserved for terrorists and warlords. Despite the [...]