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23 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC dismisses case against Im Chaem, ICC victim observations on Ntaganda jurisdiction question, and UN report on unfair Libyan trial of Saif Gaddafi

February 24, 2017

ECCC Co-investigating judge dismisses Case 004/01 against Im Chaem: On 22 February, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) dismissed Case 004/01 against former district leader Im Chaem on the grounds that she was not… Read More ›

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22 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – SA withdrawal from ICC unconstitutional, and Bosnia intends to appeal ICJ genocide judgment

February 22, 2017

SA High Court finds decision to withdraw from ICC “unconsitutional and invalid”: In the case brought by the opposition Democratic Alliance, the High Court of South Africa has ruled that the government’s withdrawal from the… Read More ›

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17 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – new UN investigation into Syria, and Swedish court give life sentence for Syrian crimes

February 17, 2017

UN setting up new unit to investigate crimes in Syria:  A new investigative unit will be established by the UN to “analyse information, organise and prepare files on the worst abuses that amount to international… Read More ›

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16 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Int’l arrest warrant for crimes against Yazidi, and Trust Fund for Victims submission

February 16, 2017

German Federal Prosecutor gets int’l arrest warrant for genocide and war crimes against Yazidi: According to the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, the German Federal Prosecutor’s Office obtained an international arrest warrant for a high-ranking… Read More ›

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15 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gambia reverses ICC withdrawal, and Kosovo Truth Commission

February 15, 2017

Gambia official reverses decision to withdraw from ICC: On 10 February 2017 the UN Secretary General, as depository of the Rome Statute, received official notification from Gambia reversing its withdrawal from the ICC. Gambia was… Read More ›

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14 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga domestic WC trial resumes, Beara dies in prison, ICC complaint on Australia immigration detention, Mercep WC sentence increased, and IHAT investigation to close

February 15, 2017

  Katanga appears in DRC military court for war crimes charges: On 10 February 2017, Katanga’s domestic military trial resumed. In this domestic trial, Katanga, along with six co-accused, is charged with “war crimes, crimes… Read More ›

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9 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty report on Syria hangings alleges CAH / WC, 19 judges appointed to Kosovo Tribunal, possible CAH against Rohingya and Sri Lanka seeks more time for WC probe

February 10, 2017

Amnesty report on 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison says CAH and WC committed:  A report released by Amnesty International on 7 February documented the execution of as many as 13,000 prisoners in mass hanging by… Read More ›

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7 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo / Ble Goude trial resumes, AU appoints two judges to African Court, Colombian Pros to indict Banana companies for CAH

February 7, 2017

  Trial against Gbagbo resumes with testimony of prosecution witness: On 6 February 2016, the trial against Gbagbo resumed with the testimony of a prosecution witness. The witness who took the floor is a former… 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 ›