ICC opens preliminary probe into Ukraine (1)

Xinhua 2014.04.26 01:41
THE HAGUE, April 25 (Xinhua) - The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, started a preliminary examination into Ukraine, the ICC stated on Friday. The current Ukrainian government had asked the ICC to open investigations into the alleged crimes committed by ousted president Viktor Yanukovich against street protesters. The ICC is based on a treaty, the Rome Statute, joined by 122 countries.
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