The ICC complaint
December 1, 2020
ICC complaint to be filed against Tedros Adhanom.
WHO diplomatic immunity no shield for international crimes as Ethiopian foreign minister.
A criminal complaint will be filed with the International Criminal Court prosecutor against WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at 5 p.m. GMT+1.
- The complaint charges Dr. Tedros with individual and Superior/Command responsibility under the Rome Statute for genocide and crimes against humanity committed when Dr. Tedros was Ethiopian foreign minister and a member of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) Executive Committee 2012 to 2016.
- Ethiopia expert, author and prominent Tedros critic David Steinman will file the complaint.
- Mr. Steinman will read a statement and take questions at a virtual press conference hosted by the Hague Nieuwspoort on Tues., Dec. 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. GMT +1.