Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

13 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda defense on witness proofing, Serb general arrested in Kosovo, ECCC absent witness and more

April 14, 2016

Ntaganda defense raises issue of Prosecution witness proofing: Bosco Ntaganda’s lawyers contended that the ICC Office of the Prosecutor was going beyond acceptable levels of witness preparation with a witness, known as Witness P963, who… Read More ›

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

12 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Sudan asks for ICC OTP motive investigation, Darfur referendum vote, UN mission drawdown in Cote d’Ivoire

April 13, 2016

Sudan Government asks for investigation into ICC OTP Motives: The Sudanese government asked the African Union’s Open ended Committee of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the International Criminal Court to investigate the motives behind actions… Read More ›

Kim Jong Un.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

15 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Ao An genocide charge added ECCC; S. Africa upholds Bashir ruling; N.Korea and CAH accountability

March 16, 2016

ECCC adds charge of Genocide against alleged KR Official Ao An: Former Khmer Rouge official Ao An, also known as Ta An, faces new charges added by International Co-Investigating Judge Michael Bohlander. An, was charged… Read More ›

Kenyan Deputy President, William Ruto. Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

15 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC reverses decision on recanted witness evidence; Bashir not immune in SA; report on ECCC legacy and more

February 16, 2016

ICC AC reverses TC decision on recanted witness evidence: The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a ruling reversing the Trial Chambers’ decision to use recanted evidence in the case against… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

1 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Chambers practice manual, Gbagbo defense submissions, Syria amnesty, and ICC withdrawal discussions

February 2, 2016

Chambers practice manual released by ICC Judges: International Criminal Court (ICC) Judges issued the “Chambers Practice Manual” today – the first update of the “Pre-Trial Practice Manual” released last year. Due to the Manual expanding… Read More ›

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Photo:  ECCC via Flickr (CC).

6 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Rule 68 decision expected, ECCC testimony on Meas Muth and Bangladesh death sentence upheld

January 7, 2016

ICC AC expected to rule on Rule 68 decision on recanted evidence in Ruto / Sang case: The ICC Appeals Chamber is expected to make a ruling on the application of Rule 68 in the… Read More ›

Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

23 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC referral of Sudan over Banda, and Bangladesh executes 2 for war crimes

November 24, 2015

ICC seeks referral of Sudan to the UNSC over failure to surrender Banda:  The International Criminal Court (ICC) stated that it would refer Khartoum to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for Sudan’s failure to… Read More ›

ICC Assembly of States Parties.  Photo: Coalition for the ICC via Flickr (CC).

17 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga sentence, OTP strategic plan, Ongwen confirmation, ICC ASP and ECCC appeals hearings

November 18, 2015

Kenya and AU set to push for review of witness and evidence rules; Prosecutor, Registrar and President warn of judicial independence: Kenya, with the backing of the AU is pushing for an independent review of… Read More ›