US imposes sanctions on top international criminal court officials

International Criminal Court

Source: The Guardian

By  in Washington

  • Mike Pompeo says ICC ‘continues to target Americans’
  • Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko have assets blocked
Fatou Bensouda is the chief prosecutor at the international criminal court.

Fatou Bensouda is the chief prosecutor at the international criminal court. Photograph: Eva Plevier/Reuters

By in Washington

The US has imposed sanctions on the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court, Fatou Bensouda, in the latest of a series of unilateral and radical foreign policy moves.

Announcing the sanctions, the secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, did not give any specific reasons for the move other than to say the ICC “continues to target Americans” and that Bensouda was “materially assisting” that alleged effort.

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3 replies

  1. If that is not a top admission of guilt I would not know what is.

    Totally scared, the Americans. And they know why.

  2. It is about time that the International Criminal Court does not only target African war lord losers, but ALL criminals equally.

    • I totally agree. They want to be the untouchables of the world and above any law!

      It’s high time they were also made to answer for their unending war crimes and crimes against humanity…. at home and overseas!

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