The International Criminal Court (ICC) confirmed on Monday, October 27 the receipt of a complaint filed by an association of some 3,000 indigenous and settlers from the Ecuadorian Amazon against the Chevron Manager, John Watson, who is accused of crimes against humanity.
“This communication has entered the communications record of the office,” said a spokesman for the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC, and added that this “will give consideration to this communication, if applicable, in accordance with the provisions of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. “
He explained that according to Section 15 of that Statute, the ICC Prosecutor can receive information on crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court, which is also called “communication”.
“Under Rule 46 of the rules of procedure and evidences, the Prosecutor can protect the confidentiality of that information,” he said.