Her landmark appointment makes Bensouda not only the second chief prosecutor at the ICC, but the first African woman to assume the top position at an international tribunal. Since leading the ICC, Bensouda has ruled over many crucial investigations into war crimes and human rights abuses committed on the world stage. Individuals and entities that continue to support Prosecutor Bensouda and Mr. Mochochoko materially risk exposure to sanctions. (AFP/Ebrahim Hamid) Reuters Tuesday 20 October 2020 Musulmane pratiquante, Fatou Bom est mariée à un économiste et géographe israélien d’origine marocaine devenu industriel. Issu d’une famille qui s’est installée vers 1920 en Gambie, son époux, Philippe Bensouda a fait fortune dans la pêche. Africa's Fatou Bensouda is new ICC chief prosecutor. On June 16, Fatou Bensouda will assume office as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Both Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko have been added to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control’s List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. Regarded as one of Africa’s most prominent criminal prosecutors, Fatou Bensouda began her tenure as chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2012. By Farouk Chothia BBC Africa. Israel could be prosecuted for war crimes with ICC ruling Palestine Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has set a date of July 1st to begin Israel’s annexation of major parts of the Occupied West Bank. The options have been discussed during a visit to Khartoum since Saturday by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda aimed at putting to trial those accused in the conflict that cost hundreds of thousands of lives. ... Mr Yadav found the fortune in the 625 square feet of land that he had taken on lease from the government. Israeli PM Netanyahu will annex valuable West Bank land while pretending to be making a compromise, Norman Finkelstein says. Under her leadership, she has greatly reinforced the capacity of her Office through a number of strategic and managerial initiatives and expanded her Office’s activities to cover 13 investigations, and nine active preliminary examinations in conflicts around the world. John Bolton, the walrus-moustached previous United States nationwide security consultant, as soon as composed a fictional note to my lunch visitor, Fatou Bensouda, district attorn The ICC’s prosecutor Fatou Bensouda gives a press conference in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on October 20, 2020. Fatou Bensouda: The ICC’s voice on gender-based violence . Ils ont deux fils. ... "I have also had the good fortune to spend time with Bensouda over the … Africa’s Fatou Bensouda is new ICC chief prosecutor Dec 13, 2011, 1:55 PM With the African Union (AU) having been a fierce critic of outgoing International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo, it will be hoping for a better relationship with his successor, Fatou Bensouda - the first African to hold a top post at the ICC. Dr Fatou Bensouda She is the first woman to assume the position.