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1 November 2012 — NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

November 2, 2012

Redress for human rights violations rare in Sri Lanka: The International Commission of Jurists has released a report criticizing the Sri Lankan government’s responses to human rights violations. In their 150 pages report, the group… Read More ›

28 June 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 29, 2012

ICTY drops one genocide count against Karadzic: On Thursday, the Yugoslav war crimes court dropped one charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, stating that there was not enough evidence to support… Read More ›

30 April 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 30, 2012

International groups, regional organizations propose initiatives for Mali: On Monday Human Rights Watch released a report detailing war crimes committed in the northern areas of Mali. HRW reported that armed groups on both sides of… Read More ›

29 March 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 29, 2012

Syrian Crisis tops Arab League summit agenda: The Syrian crisis topped the agenda at the Arab League’s summit in Baghdad on Thursday.  U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon presented a U.N.-endorsed plan to end Syrian fighting, calling… Read More ›

28 March 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 29, 2012

Al-Bashir attends Arab League Summit in Baghdad: Sudanese officials reported that Wednesday that President Omar al-Bashir left for Baghdad, Iraq, where he will attend the Arab League Summit as lead delegate for his country. The… Read More ›

22 March 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 22, 2012

UN Human Rights Council approves resolution urging Sri Lanka to conduct war crimes probe:   The U.N.’s top human rights body urged Sri Lanka on Thursday to properly investigate alleged war crimes committed by both sides… Read More ›

14 March 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 14, 2012

ICC issues first verdict, finds Lubanga guilty of conscripting child soldiers: On Wednesday, 14 March, the International Criminal Court issued its first ever verdict in the case of Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Trial Chamber… Read More ›

13 March 2012 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 14, 2012

Sudanese Defense Minister makes first visit post ICC arrest warrant:  On Sunday, Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein attended a two day regional conference on border security in Tripoli.  This was the first trip outside Sudan… Read More ›