International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

International Criminal Court and its Relationship with the Security Council
Abdallah Al-Khseilat, Salem Mekhled Salem AlHamlan

The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created to try people who commit the most serious crimes of international concern. The basic principle is that the International Criminal Court is far from political currents, as it is considered an independent body with legal personality, which exercises its functions in complete independence. However, its relationship with the Security Council is weaker than this independence and the powers it enjoys, as the Security Council has the authority to refer the case to the court, and it has the power to defer investigation or prosecution.

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