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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 ›

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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 ›

ICTY Building.  Photo: Roman Boed via Flickr (CC)

28 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN Envoy calls for civilian protection amidst CAR ongoing ethnic clashes, new ICTY information centre in Sarajevo, and UNICEF’s call for humanitarian access in Syria

November 29, 2016

UN Envoy calls for civilian protection amidst ongoing ethnic clashes in CAR: Following the recent outbreak of ethnic violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama… Read More ›

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

23 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Supreme Court delivers appeal judgment, US Extradition of Croatian woman, UN HRC appoints Commissioners for Inquiry on Burundi, Meeting on N. Korea human rights, Rwandan Catholic Church issues genocide apology, and African Court reaffirms jurisdiction

November 24, 2016

ECCC Supreme Court Chamber delivers appeal judgment in Case 002/01 against Chea and Samphan: The Supreme Court Chamber of the ECCC has delivered its judgment in the appeal cases of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan… Read More ›

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

16 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP report on Prelim Examinations; Gambia notifies UN of withdrawal, annual ASP meeting begins, Prosecutor Schwendiman on new Kosovo court and Bashir travels

November 17, 2016

ICC OTP releases annual report on Preliminary Examinations: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has released her annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities (2016), providing an overview of the ten situations under consideration for possible investigation which… Read More ›

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10 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor addresses UNSC on Libya, and EU oncrimes in Balkin States

November 11, 2016

ICC Prosecutor tells UNSC about making Libya situation a priority: On 9 November 2016, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda addressed the UN Security Council on the Situation on Libya before the court; including the cases against Saif… Read More ›

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31 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kosovo Special Prosecution files new charges against Limaj, UN SG concerned over ICC withdrawals, UN Inquiry accuses Eritrea of crimes against humanity and UN Envoy urges ICC investigation in Idlib school attack

October 31, 2016

Kosovo Prosecutor files new charges against Limaj, previously acquitted by ICTY: The Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo filed war crimes charges on Friday against former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) commander turned politician, Fatmir… Read More ›