ICC prosecutor seeks authorisation to resume Afghanistan war crimes investigation


FILE PHOTO: A general view of the city of Kabul, Afghanistan, September 5, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday said his office was seeking court approval to resume its war crimes investigation focusing on Afghanistan.

A statement said the request was being made to the court's judges in light of developments since the Taliban took over in mid-August.

(Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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