Balkans

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 ›

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

16 March 2016 – Seselj allowed to miss judgment, ECCC expert testimony on ideology, UN Sec-Gen’s Syrian ICC referral recommendation, US House Rep. votes IS action genocide

March 17, 2016

ICTY allows Seselj to be absent from judgment hearing on 31 March: On Wednesday, 16 March 2016 the ICTY confirmed that the verdict in the war crimes trial of Vojislav Seselj will be announced on… Read More ›

Opening statement in the contempt case against Al Jadeed S.A.L./NEW T.V. S.A.L (N.T.V) & Ms Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al Khayat - STL-14-05 - Defence team. Photo: Special Tribunal for Lebanon via Flickr (CC).

10 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL AC contempt judgment in Karma al-Khayat case, Serbia unsure of Seselj attendance for judgment and Finland charges 2 Iraqis with WC

March 10, 2016

STL AC acquits journalist Karma al-Khayat of contempt charges: On Tuesday 8 March 2016 in a written judgement, the Appeals Panel, presided over by STL President Judge Ivana Hrdliekova, and consisting of Judge Janet Nosworthy… Read More ›