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ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

13 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC decision on Ongwen medical exam, and Haradinaj released in France

January 16, 2017

ICC TC rejects Ongwen leave to appeal on Medical exam: On 12 December,  Trial Chamber IX of the ICC in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen rejected accused, Dominic Ongwen’s leave to appeal on… Read More ›

Acquitted ICTY Accused, Ramush Haradinaj.  Photo: tasnimnews.com via Bing (CC).

11 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Haradinaj to appear in French court, Amnesty calls for CAR justice reform, ECCC expert testimony on human remains, investigation on Meas Muth finished, and EU fundings for African HRs

January 12, 2017

Haradinaj to appear in French court on Thursday on Serbian extradition request: Kosovo’s former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is due to appear before a French court on Thursday 12th January to appeal his ongoing detention… Read More ›

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

9 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habrè begins appeal against war crime conviction, Kosovo special prosecutor files charges against war crimes suspect, Sri Lanka’s mixed reaction to foreign advisors in war crimes investigations, and UN task force to develop strategy to combat sexual violence

January 9, 2017

Habrè starts appeal over war crimes conviction: On Monday, the legal team of Chad’s former leader Hisséne Habrè started the appeal against his life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity. In May 2016,… Read More ›

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

6 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC hears submissions on Samphan responsibility, and Serbia to request Haradinaj extradition

January 9, 2017

Samphan defence presents docs on responsibility; prosecution asserts participation: In proceedings before the ECCC in the case against accused’s Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea, documents were presented by the defence for Samphan regarding his individual… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

14 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Judges amendment Regulations, Mladic defence ends closing statements, Bensouda on Sudan to UNSC, and more

December 14, 2016

ICC Judges amend Court Regulations at 25th plenary session: The ICC Judges adopted seven amendments to the Regulations of the Court during their thirty-fifth plenary session. They are as follows: first, an amendment was made… Read More ›

Ratko Mladic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

5 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic trial closing arguments, Ongwen landmark trial to begin, UN Peacekeeping chief on Liberia’s stability

December 5, 2016

Mladic Trial to hear Prosecution closing arguments: On Monday, the Prosecution started presenting its closing arguments in the trial of the former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic. The four-and-a-half year trial moves closer to its… Read More ›

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

3 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony on purges, probe into French military during in Rwanda genocide and Mladic closing statements

December 5, 2016

ECCC hears testimony on motives for purges: On Friday 2 December 2016, witness Sing Oeng gave testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in the trial against accuseds Khieu Samphan and… Read More ›

ECCC. Photo: un.org via Bing

30 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony, MICT Registrar appointed, ICTY info center, Duterte on ICC, possible CAH against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and more

November 30, 2016

ECCC hears testimony from Pol Pot’s nephew in case against Chea and Samphan: Seng Lytheng, the 70-year old nephew of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has testified as a defence witness in the ongoing trial… Read More ›