Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court

Advocating the end to impunity for international crimes in Nigeria

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Our primary objective is to advocate the end to impunity for international crimes in Nigeria through the domestic implementation of the Rome Statute and the enthronement of the rule of law in Nigeria. We achieve this through promoting the understanding and awareness of the Rome Statute of the ICC in Nigeria, bytraining stakeholders on the domestic application of the Statute…

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The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court (NCICC) is a registered civil society organization established in 2002. It is comprised of more than 150 NGOs based in Nigeria including individual activists, human rights defenders and the academia working on justice issues or engaged in the use of international justice mechanisms to promote human rights and the fight against impunity for international crimes...

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There are CSO's in over 120 countries fighting for global justice for atrocity crimes, and we are one of them.

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NCICC in the News

  • Dear Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court,

    On behalf of Act for Sudan, we thank you for filing the summons to compel the Nigerian government (Nigeria) to respect its legal obligation under the Rome Statute and to enforce the warrants of arrest issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the president of the Republic of Sudan, Omar Hassan Ahmad Al-Bashir (Bashir), for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

     

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    Act for Sudan
  • They pursued justice. Instead of sitting idly by while a man wanted for genocide entered their country…But the Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court stood up to say “Enough!” on this particular trip…Words can have a powerful impact but the NCICC backed these words with swift and powerful action. The NCICC quickly filed legal action with the Nigerian government to arrest Bashir once he was on their soil.

     

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  • The Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court, (NCICC) has filed a suit at the federal High Court Abuja to compel President Goodluck Jonathan to arrest the President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, who is attending a conference in Abuja.

    “It will amount to grave diplomatic blunder for the Jonathan administration to invite and give full ceremonial reception to war crime indictee in disregard of millions of victims and family of Darfur atrocities: stated Mr Obiagwu, adding that some of the Darfur victims are “Nigerian citizens who are still crying for justice.”

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