International Criminal Court Opening Probe Into Potential War Crimes In Ukraine
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim Khan will open an investigation into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, he said Monday evening.
“I have decided to proceed with opening an investigation into the Situation in Ukraine, as rapidly as possible,” Khan said in a statement on the court’s website.
The ICC chief prosecutor had warned Russia and Ukraine on Friday that any act of genocide, war crimes or crimes against humanity may fall under the jurisdiction of the court and could therefore be investigated by his office