Russia has added Pyotr Hofminsky, president of the International Criminal Court, to Russia’s most wanted list. And issued an arrest warrant.
It should be note that the International Court of Justice in The Hague issued a warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Apparently in response to which Russia has taken the above-mentioned step.
According to the French news agency Idre AFP, the notice share on the database of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia states. That “Pyotr Hofminsky is wanted by Russia under an article of the Criminal Code of the Polish Russian Federation.”
The ministry has not disclosed the details and nature of the charges against Pyotr Hofminsky.
In March of this year, the International Court of Justice in The Hague issued an arrest warrant for the Russian president. On charges of committing war crimes by illegally deporting Ukrainian children.
The ICC also issued an arrest warrant for the Russian Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights on the same charges.
Earlier, Russia had issued arrest warrants for ICC prosecutor Karim Khan and several judges.
Russia is not a member of the ICC, so it insists there is no warrant against Putin.
In September of this year, the ICC established a field office in Ukraine to hold Russian forces accountable for the attack on Ukraine. Click here to more news