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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Who We Are

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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Nigeria Suffering From Human Rights Violations Despite Democratic Progress – NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says Nigerians are still suffering from rights violations despite the country’s progress in democratic practice. The
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Nigeria Suffering From Human Rights Violations Despite Democratic Progress – NHRC

Atrocity Alert No. 257: Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria, and Afghanistan

Nigeria Faces New Security Crisis as Bandits Kill 150 People Communities in northwest Nigeria are coming under increased attack from armed groups – described as “bandits” by locals – who
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ECOWAS Court Hears Motion Against Twitter Ban June 22

The Community Court of Justice, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has fixed June 22 for hearing a suit
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ECOWAS Court Hears Motion Against Twitter Ban June 22

The Rise of Isis Means Boko Haram’s Decline is no Cause for Celebration

For more than a decade, Nigerian security services and their international supporters have struggled to end Boko Haram’s brutal reign of
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Falana Writes US President, Biden Over Detained Venezuelan Envoy

Femi Falana (SAN), the human rights lawyer and counsel for Alex Saab, special envoy of the Venezuelan government, says the
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Nigeria: Military, OSIWA Differ On Calls to Compel Terrorists to Surrender

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has tasked the human rights community to mount pressure on Boko Haram
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Separatist Movements in Nigeria and Cameroon Are Joining Forces

For the past five years, factions of a secessionist movement in southeastern Nigeria and a pro-independence movement in western Cameroon
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ICCLVC 2021: 15. International Conference on Criminal Law, Victims and Compensation

The International Conference on Criminal Law, Victims and Compensation will take place between 3-4 June 2021, and it aims to
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ICCLVC 2021: 15. International Conference on Criminal Law, Victims and Compensation

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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