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21 January 2020

About ICC

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an independent, international tribunal based in The Hague, the Netherlands. It is the world’s only permanent international judicial body which tries individuals for the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. The Court has been established by international treaty called the Rome Statute, which was adopted by 120 states, including Georgia, in 1998. The Court came into being in 2002 following the ratification of the Rome Statute by 60 states.