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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: gurumia.com 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 ›