Balkans

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

30 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre sentenced to life for WC, CAH and torture, ICC rejects investigation into Bangladesh, former ICTY accused questioned and more

May 31, 2016

Hisséne Habrè found guilty of war crimes, CAH and Torture, sentenced to life in prison: On 30 May 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in Dakar sentenced former Chadian leader Hisséne Habrè to life imprisonment.… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

25 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Guilty plea in ICC Mali case, Stanisic and Simatovic retrial start scheduled and ECCC request on expert evidence

May 25, 2016

Al-Faqi al-Mahdi to plead guilty in ICC case: Mr Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi will plead guilty before the ICC and ask for the pardon of the Malian people for the deliberate targeting in 2012 of nine… Read More ›

Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: ecosocialojocritico.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

27 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda prosecution witness testimony, Mladic defense calls expert, ECCC testimony on S-21 and more

April 28, 2016

ICC Prosecution witness testifies on rebels arms civilians in Ntaganda trial: Witness P907, a former fighter with the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), said that commanders provided guns to civilians and encouraged them to pillage… Read More ›

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.  Photo: pressenza.com via Bing (CC).

19 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS- Mladic witness Tomasica evidence, Int’l Children’s Court proposed, Tuol Sleng survivor testifies ECCC, ICC requests, Kenya refuses extradition of accused

April 20, 2016

Mladic Defense witness questions veracity of Tomasica evidence: Defense witness and pathologist Zoran Stankovic testified before the ICTY on Tuesday 19 April 2016 and questioned the evaluations carried out on the bodies exhumed from the… Read More ›

Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: ecosocialojocritico.wordpress.com 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 ›

Germain Katanga.  Photo: scrapetv.com via Bing (CC).

8 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC approves domestic prosecution of Katanga, ICTY Pros to appeal Seselj acquittal and Germany arrests Syrian war crimes suspect

April 9, 2016

ICC Presidency approves DRC domestic prosecution of convicted Katanga: On 7 April 2016 the ICC Presidency approved the prosecution of Mr Germain Katanga by authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Presidency’s decision… Read More ›

Florence Hartmann.  Photo: sense-agency.com via Bing.

30 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Florence Hartmann released early, ECCC Pros witness testimony in Case 002, and Seselj judgment on Thursday

March 31, 2016

Former ICTY spokesman released early for UN detention unit for contempt sentence: On Tuesday, 29 March 2016 former ICTY spokesman Florence Hartmann was released early from the jail where she was serving a one-week sentence… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

23 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC confirms Ongwen charges, Ruto Sang NCTA decision on 5 April, Karadzic expects acquittal and Rios Montt retrial begins

March 23, 2016

ICC PTC issues decision confirming charges against Ongwen: Wednesday, 23 March 2016 Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC issued a decision confirming 70 charges brought against Dominic Ongwen, and committing him to trial before a… Read More ›