Balkans

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

7 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen Pre-trial briefs, ECCC defense request docs, and Kosovo Tribunal Prosecutor appointed

September 8, 2016

Pre-trial briefs submitted in Ongwen case: On 6 September the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor and the Victims (represented by the Common Legal Representative) filed respective pre-trial briefs in accordance with the Trial Chamber IX’s… Read More ›

Vojislav Seselj. Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

31 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Appeal of Seselj acquittal and final appeal on ICT-B death sentence

September 1, 2016

ICTY Prosecution appeals acquittal of Seselj: Following the acquittal of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj of all nine war crime and crime against humanity charges against him in March, the ICTY’s Office of the… Read More ›

Juba, South Sudan.  Photo: Steve Evans via Flickr (CC).

8 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN HR Commissioner report of killings, sexual violence in South Sudan, UNCAT concerns over reprisals in Burundi, ICTY to establish information centres and alleged former Serbian rebel arrested for war crimes

August 9, 2016

UN HR Commissioner reports killings, sexual violence in S. Sudan clashes: According to the findings of a preliminary UN investigation into the latest outbreak of violence in South Sudan, the Government security forces carried out killings… Read More ›

Ljubomir Borovcanin.  Photo: en.rfi.fr via Bing.

3 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Borovcanin early release, UNSMIL warns of WC and CAH and Serbia rejects ICTY request

August 4, 2016

Borovcanin released from prison after 2/3 of ICTY sentence served for Srebrenica: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has confirmed that ex-Deputy Commander of the Serb Bosnian police Ljubomir Borovcanin has been released from… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Radovan Karadzic.  Photo: diggita.it via Bing (CC).

27 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Complaint of Palestinian torture, Karadzic Notice of Appeal, refugee camp company advised on CAH, Kosovo mass graves and more

July 27, 2016

NGOs file complaint with ICC OTP over torture by Palestinian security services: The International Forum for Democracy and Human Rights (IFDHR) and the Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK (AOHRUK) have filed a… Read More ›

United Nations General Assembly.  Photo: zh.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

20 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC involved in UN debate on HR, EU funding for ECCC and EU insists on Serbia cooperation with WC

July 21, 2016

ICC President of the Assembly participates in UN GA debate on HR: The President of the ICC’s Assembly of State Parties, H.E. Mr. Sidiki Kaba of Senegal, participated in the high-level thematic debate on human… Read More ›

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al-  Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the  court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al- Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

July 20, 2016

  Botswana defends ICC as Al-Bashir travels to Rwanda: While members of the Rome Statute shall honor warrants issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC), so far six African members refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar… Read More ›

Bangladesh Supreme Court.  Photo: geolocation.ws via Bing (CC).

14 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Croatian WC trial and judgments expected in Bangladesh

July 15, 2016

Serbian paramilitary commander pleads not guilty in Croatian WC trial: On 13 July 2016, 61-year-old Dragan Wasiljkovic, also known as Daniel Sneddon, plead not guilty to the allegation that he committed ‘war crimes’ during the… Read More ›