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22 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IC dismisses appeal on Mrs Gbagbo domestic trial, Arab League says court should be made to try Israel

April 22, 2016

Ivory Coast Supreme Court dismisses Mrs. Gbagbo’s appeal clearing way for CAH trial: The former first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Simone Gbagbo, will be tried for crimes against humanity before a domestic… Read More ›

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 ›