Biden Administration Lifts Trump-Era Sanctions on International Criminal Court Officials

HeadlineApr 06, 2021

The Biden administration has lifted Trump-era sanctions imposed on International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and another top ICC official for the court’s investigation into U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, however, reaffirmed U.S. opposition to the probe, as well as to the ICC’s investigation into Israeli war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

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