International Criminal Court Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who said this? “Girls are among the most vulnerable members of society: they should not be made to serve as sex slaves and soldiers. They should not be subjected to rape and sexual violence, nor made to witness brutal sexual attacks”.

    • A.

      Emma Watson

    • B.

      Fatou Bensouda

    • C.

      Ban Ki-Moon

    • D.

      Pope John Paul II

    Correct Answer
    B. Fatou Bensouda
    Explanation
    Fatou Bensouda said this statement. The statement emphasizes the vulnerability of girls in society and condemns their exploitation as sex slaves and soldiers. It also highlights the need to protect girls from rape, sexual violence, and witnessing brutal sexual attacks. Fatou Bensouda is the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and has been a vocal advocate for prosecuting individuals responsible for sexual violence and crimes against women and girls.

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  • 2. 

    What region has the most State Parties?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      Latin America and the Caribbean

    • C.

      Asia and the Pacific

    • D.

      Eastern Europe

    • E.

      Western Europe and other States

    Correct Answer
    A. Africa
    Explanation
    Africa has the most State Parties because it is home to the largest number of countries in the world. The African continent consists of 54 recognized sovereign states, which is more than any other region. Therefore, it is likely that Africa has the highest number of State Parties compared to other regions.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court?

    • A.

      The Rome Statute

    • B.

      The Vienna Convention

    • C.

      The UN Charter

    Correct Answer
    A. The Rome Statute
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Rome Statute. The Rome Statute is the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC). It was adopted in Rome, Italy, in 1998 and entered into force in 2002. The Rome Statute provides the legal framework for the ICC to investigate and prosecute individuals for crimes such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the crime of aggression. It sets out the jurisdiction, structure, and procedures of the ICC, and is considered a major milestone in the development of international criminal law.

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  • 4. 

    All of these are the crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, as set out in its Statute, except for

    • A.

      The crime of genocide

    • B.

      Crimes against humanity

    • C.

      War crimes

    • D.

      Terrorism and criminal fraud

    Correct Answer
    D. Terrorism and criminal fraud
    Explanation
    The crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes are all within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, as stated in its Statute. These crimes are considered to be the most serious violations of international law and are subject to prosecution by the ICC. However, terrorism and criminal fraud are not explicitly mentioned in the ICC Statute as crimes within its jurisdiction. Therefore, the correct answer is terrorism and criminal fraud.

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  • 5. 

    The main purpose for the establishment of the International Criminal Court is…

    • A.

      To maintain international peace and security

    • B.

      To protect basic civil, economic, political and social rights that all human beings in every country should enjoy

    • C.

      To protect the rights of civilian persons in time of war

    • D.

      To investigate and bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious crimes of international concern, including genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes

    Correct Answer
    D. To investigate and bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious crimes of international concern, including genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes
    Explanation
    The main purpose for the establishment of the International Criminal Court is to investigate and bring to justice individuals who commit the most serious crimes of international concern, including genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. This means that the ICC serves as a global mechanism to hold accountable those responsible for these grave offenses, ensuring that they are brought to justice and that victims receive the justice they deserve. By prosecuting individuals for these crimes, the ICC aims to deter future atrocities and contribute to the promotion of peace, justice, and the rule of law at the international level.

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