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Child Soldier in the DRC.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

24 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Dutch trader convicted as accessory to war crimes in Sierra Leone Civil War; Human Rights Watch pens letter to Gambia regarding past crimes accountability; Former Interahamwe leader sentenced to life for genocide by Rwanda high court; UN finds evidence of additional mass graves in DRC; prompting possible ICC probe

April 24, 2017

Dutch trader convicted as accessory to war crimes in Sierra Leone Civil War: Guus Kouwenhoven, an international timber trader, has been convicted by the Dutch appeal court of being an accessory to war crimes for… Read More ›

ICC indicted, Joseph Kony. Photo: shroomery.org via Bing (CC).

20 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Uganda pulls out of Kony search, Argentina signs ICC enforcement agreement, 17 more mass graves found in DRC and case on British colonial abuses in Kenya to begin investigations

April 21, 2017

Uganda ends participation in search for Kony: On Wednesday, Uganda’s military announced it is ending its pursuit of Joseph Kony, the alleged commander-in-chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). In a statement, the army said… Read More ›

Auschwitz, Poland.  Photo: MrJamesAckerley via Flickr (CC).

19 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda case on prior recorded testimony, Tunisia to allow individuals direct access to African Court, Un WC Commission files to be made public, and decision on ICJ Ukraine v. Russia provisional measures expected

April 19, 2017

  ICC TC rejects Ntaganda defence leave to appeal on admission of prior recorded testimony: In the case of The Prosecutor V. Bosco Ntaganda, Trial Chamber VI has rejected the Defence team’s request for leave… Read More ›

Ante Gotovina.  Photo: blog.dnevnik.hr via Bing (CC).

13 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Charges against Gotovina, extension on ICC contempt appeal briefs, African Court on Art 34(6) declarations, and allegation of genocide in S. Sudan

April 13, 2017

Charges filed against Gotovina in Bosnia: According to local media, Bosnian Serb police have filed war crime charges against former Croation General Ante Gotovina for his role in the 1992-95 war. A police spokeswoman in… Read More ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

10 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention; UN Secretary General forms task force to combat sexual exploitation; ICC hosts stakeholders, experts for medical ethics in detention seminar; Prosecutors request S. Africa referral to UN Security Council over al-Bashir

April 11, 2017

UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention: Commemorating the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said that the only way to honour the memory… Read More ›

ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

6 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor on DRC crimes, ICTY Pros opposes Mladic provisional release, TC guidance on witness contacts in Ntaganda case and UN probe on chemical weapon attack

April 6, 2017

Prosecutor says certain crimes in DRC within ICC jurisdiction: On 4 April, the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC issued a statement addressing the recent escalation of violence in the Kasaï provinces of DRC.… Read More ›

Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan.  Photo: GovernmentZA via Flickr (CC).

2 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN Commissioner suggests Jordan broke treaty obligations as al-Bashir host; ICC: Deaths of UN researchers, mass graves possible war crimes in DRC; UN Yemen Envoy asks Security Council to pursue peace plan

April 3, 2017

UN Commissioner suggests Jordan broke treaty obligations as al-Bashir host: The UN High Commissioner for Human rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein has said that Jordan broke its treaty obligations under the Rome Statute of the… Read More ›

ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

30 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prosecution rests its case against Ntaganda

March 30, 2017

Prosecution closes its case in trial against Ntaganda: On 29 March 2017, the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC filed a notice to Trial Chamber VI. The filing notified Trial Chamber VI, which has been assigned… Read More ›

Weekly video review

ICLMR / Justice Hub: Weekly Video Review – 15 April 2016

ICLMR / Justice Hub: Weekly Video Review – 15 April 2016

April 15, 2016 0 comments

In this week’s review, news about the ICC’s approval of domestic proceedings against Katanga, the ICTY prosecution to appeal Seselj judgment and Kenyan victims following the termination of the Ruto / Sang cases.

Friday Review – ICLMR & Justice Hub

Weekly IJ News Review – 22 April 2016

Weekly IJ News Review – 22 April 2016

April 22, 2016 0 comments

Weekly IJ News Review 22 April 2016 By: ICL Media Review In this week’s review, news about ICC requests for transfer of 3 Kenyans for contempt; Kenya and the Rome Statute, ECCC testimony in Case… Read More ›