Balkans

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com via Bing (CC).

21 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 22, 2015

Habre trial adjourns until 7 September after appointment of defence lawyers: Security officials had to forcibly bring Hissene Habre to the Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE) Tuesday 21 July. When the Presiding Judge asked for Habre’s… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: Yasin Onat via Flickr (CC).

16 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 17, 2015

PTC asks Prosecution to reconsider decision not to open investigation into attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla: On 17 July, the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber granted a request from the Government of the Union of the Comoros to… Read More ›

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13 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 13, 2015

Prosecution expert witness against Mladic says mass grave indicate ethnic cleansing: Polish demographer Ewa Tabeau, an expert witness in the trial of former Bosnia Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, has maintained this week that individuals… Read More ›

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9 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 10, 2015

Malaysia circulates draft UN resolution for tribunal on flight MH17: On 8 July 2015, Malaysia circulated a draft United Nations resolution establishing an international tribunal that would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the… Read More ›

Rios Montt trial in Guatemala City, Guatemala. May 9, 2013.  Photo: coolloud via Flickr (CC).

8 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 9, 2015

International judge at ECCC resigns: Mark Harmon, an ECCC international judge, resigned from the Extraordinary Chambers for personal reasons yesterday, Tuesday, 7 July 2015.  Harmon, from the United States, recently issued an arrest warrant for… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).

7 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

UN HR Council votes to adopt report on Israel / Gaza conflict: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt the report on last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict on Friday 3 July 2015. The resolution… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

6 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

ICTY hears appeal in Stanišić & Simatović case:  Hague Prosecution requested the Appeals Chamber to revise the verdict acquitting Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović of all charges. Prosecutor Michelle Jarvis is alleging that the Trial… Read More ›

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

2 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

ECCC Appeals hearings begin for Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan: Two former Khmer Rouge leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, began appeal hearings today against their convictions for crimes against humanity last year in which they… Read More ›