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 ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

3 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic ballistic expert, SA and the Rome Statute, AU and African Court on justice.

November 4, 2015

Mladic expert witness testifies on sniper attacks; Prosecution cross examines: On Monday, 2 November 2015 Mile Poparic testified in the defence case of Ratko Mladic as a ballistics expert. He reportedly stated that there were… Read More ›

South Sudan Rebels loyal to Riek Machar in Lankien, South Sudan, Jan 23, 2014. Photo: Jerome Starkey via Flickr (CC).

30 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation in The Hague, OTP closes Honduras PE, Gbagbo trial postponed and more

October 31, 2015

ICC decides against conducting Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing in Uganda: On Wednesday, 28 October 2015 the ICC decided not to hold the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen in Uganda, according to an… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

27 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto no case to answer motion, decision on Gbagbo venue request, Mladic and ECCC testimony and more

October 28, 2015

ICC TC denies Gbagbo request to hold trial in Abidjan: On Monday, 26 October 2015 the ICC Trial Chamber denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan… Read More ›

Opening statement in the contempt case against Al Jadeed S.A.L./NEW T.V. S.A.L (N.T.V) & Ms Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al Khayat - STL-14-05 - Defence team. Photo: Special Tribunal for Lebanon via Flickr (CC).

23 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 24, 2015

Karma al-Khayat appeals STL contempt verdict: On Wednesday, 21 October 2015, the defense team of Al-Jadeed executive, Karma al-Khayat, filed an appeal against the conviction by the STL for contempt of court. In the appeal… Read More ›

Naser Oric.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

20 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 21, 2015

Oric and Muhic plead not guilty to war crimes before Bosnian court: On Monday, 19 October 2015 Naser Oric, Former Bosnian Army commander, and Bosnian Army member Sabahudin Muhic pled not guilty to charges of… Read More ›

Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan.  Photo: GovernmentZA via Flickr (CC).

15 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 16, 2015

ICC gives SA more time to respond over Bashir visit: Yesterday, 15 October 2015, The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague said that it is giving South Africa (SA) more time to explain why… Read More ›