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Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

2 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre ordered to pay compensation, Simone Gbagbo trial delayed, Bosnian man arrest in Brazil for WC

August 2, 2016

Habre ordered to pay compensation to victims of crimes against humanity: On 29 July 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers Court ordered Habré to pay compensation to his victims of crimes against humanity (CAH). Compensations amount reported… Read More ›

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al-  Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the  court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al- Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

July 20, 2016

  Botswana defends ICC as Al-Bashir travels to Rwanda: While members of the Rome Statute shall honor warrants issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC), so far six African members refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar… Read More ›

Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

18 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to AU Summit and ICT Bangladesh issues sentences for 8

July 19, 2016

Bashir travels to Rwanda for summit with assurance of no ICC warrant arrest: On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir travelled to Rwanda to attend the 27th African Union Summit in Kigali, in defiance of two ICC… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Goran Hadzic.  Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

13 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY accused Hadzic dies, ICC refers Uganda and Dijbouti over Bashir and US approves of Sri Lanka efforts

July 14, 2016

ICTY accused Goran Hadzic dies: Former leader of the Serb Croats Goran Hadžić has died at his home in Northern Serbia from brain cancer at the age of 57. Hadžić’s trial at the ICTY –… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).

4 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC to consider Chilcot report, and AU called on to investigate Eritrean crimes

July 4, 2016

Chilcot report to be considered by ICC OTP in preliminary examination on crimes by UK soldiers: Two days ahead of the long-awaited publication of the Chilcot’s inquiry into British involvement in the Iraq war, the ICC released… Read More ›

ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: commons.wikimedia.org via Bing (CC).

16 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre seeks unconditional release, Duch testimony on Chea and Samphan, and Chea defence request on witness summons

June 17, 2016

Habre requests unconditional release after filing appeal: On 13 June 2016, lawyers for convicted Hissene Habre requested that Senegalese President Macky Sall call for Habre’s unconditional release within 48 hours, claiming that his trial had… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

13 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba Sentencing on 21 June, Habre appeals conviction, last Mladic defence witnesses

June 14, 2016

ICC TC to deliver sentence for Bemba on 21 June: On 10 June 2016, ICC Trial Chamber III announced that it will deliver the sentence in the case The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo during… Read More ›

Special Tribunal For Lebanon.  Photo: STL via Flickr (CC).

2 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL trial of Badreddine to continue, UNSC on ICC cases and Ireland on witness relocation

June 3, 2016

STL to continue trial against Badreddine citing lack of proof of death: On 1 June 2016, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, in a two-to-one decision, decided that the trial of Badreddine will continue. The Hezbollah… Read More ›