International Legal Materials
Darfur, ICC, International Criminal Court, international criminal law
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), undertook a significant step in his office's investigation of the situation in Darfur, Sudan, on November 20, 2008, when he requested Pre-Trial Chamber I to issue an arrest warrant against three named individuals. These individuals, whose names have remained confidential, were commanders of rebel groups in Darfur that had carried out an attack on September 29, 2007 against African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS) peacekeepers stationed at the Haskanita Military Group Site.
Milena Sterio, Introductory Note to the International Criminal Court: Summary of the Prosecutor's Application Under Article 58, 48 International Legal Materials 406 (2009)