How do I contact the International Criminal Court?

How do I send an email to the ICC?

To contact us, please email

How do I contact ICC?

Give us a call at 888-ICC-SAFE (888-422-7233), option 0. We’re available Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Central.

Who can bring a case to the ICC?

The ICC can only investigate and prosecute “natural persons” who are over the age of 18. The ICC cannot investigate or prosecute governments, corporations, political parties, or rebel movements, but may investigate individuals who are members of groups.

Where is the ICC head office?

How do I file a complaint with the ICC?

The complaint will have to be submitted in writing. In case the victim cannot write the complaint, the ICC members must assist them. The complaint should be made within three months of the incident and in case of a series of incidents, within three months of the last incident.

How do I report to the International Criminal Court?

There are three ways to submit information about alleged crimes to the OTP:

  1. By post to: International Criminal Court. Office of the Prosecutor. Communications. Post Office Box 19519. 2500 CM The Hague. The Netherlands.
  2. By email to:
  3. By fax to: +31 70 515 8555.
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Who is owner of ICC?

** Mr Manohar replaced Mr Srinivasan as the ICC Chairman in October 2015. In April 2016, following constitutional reforms, Mr Manohar became the first independent elected Chairman of the ICC until the 2018 annual conference.

ICC Chairmen
Shashank Manohar 2015 – 2020**
Greg Barclay 2020 – present

How do cases come before the ICC?

an arrest warrant: the ICC relies on countries to make arrests and transfer suspects to the ICC; or. a summons to appear: suspects appear voluntarily (if not, an arrest warrant may be issued).

What power does the International Criminal Court have?

The International Criminal Court (“the ICC” or “the Court”) is a permanent international court established to investigate, prosecute and try individuals accused of committing the most serious crimes of concern to the international community as a whole, namely the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes …

Has ICC convicted anyone?

March 14, 2012 – Lubanga is convicted of war crimes for using children under the age of 15 as soldiers. July 10, 2012 – Lubanga is sentenced to 14 years in prison. He is the first person to be convicted and sentenced by the ICC.