Court throws out motion for Charles Taylor’s early acquittal, orders war crimes trial to go on

Court dismisses Charles Taylor’s acquittal motion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Judges on Monday rejected a request by former Liberian President Charles Taylor for an immediate acquittal on war crimes charges, saying he must answer allegations that he was part of a campaign to terrorize Sierra Leone’s population through murder, rape and mutilation.

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UN court issues arrest warrant for Sudanese president

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday announced an international warrant for the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for atrocities in Sudan’s western Darfur region.

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ICC denies issuing arrest warrant against Sudanese president

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court has denied that it has issued a warrant for the arrest of Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the Dutch news wire ANP reported Thursday.

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