Chad

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

27 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 28, 2015

Habre refuses newly appointed defense lawyers: On Tuesday, 25 August 2015, Former Chadian President Hissene Habre refused to meet his court-appointed lawyers at the prison of Cap Manuel in Dakar, claiming he did not know… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: alresalah.ps via Bing (CC).

27 JULY 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 27, 2015

Prosecution files notice of appeal against decision ordering reconsideration of investigation into crimes on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla:  The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has filed a notice of appeal, appealing the… Read More ›

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 ›

Djingarey Berre Mosque, Timbuktu, North of Mali.  Photo:  United Nations photo via Flickr, no changes (CC).

20 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 21, 2015

UN requests ICC probe of destruction of mausoleums in Mali: The United Nation’s cultural wing reported the destruction of precious mausoleums to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Irina Bokova, the organisation’s general director, told reporters… Read More ›

Fatou Bensouda

30 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 3, 2015

ICC Prosecutor confronts UNSC on ensure justice in Sudan: On Monday 29 June, 2015 ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called on the United Nations to take action to ensure justice for “long-suffering victims of atrocity crimes”… Read More ›

15 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 16, 2015

ICC indicted Bashir leaves SA after judge order conditional restriction on exit: After a South African judge provisionally ordered that President Omar al-Bashir not leave the country due to the outstanding International Criminal Court (ICC)… Read More ›

4 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 4, 2015

ICC rejects Kenya Government submissions in issue of prior witness statements: The ICC Trial Chamber trying William Ruto and Joshua arap Sang has denied an application by the Government of Kenya to make submissions on… Read More ›

26 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 26, 2015

ICTY Prosecutor to visit Belgrade: Chief Prosecutor of the ICTY, Serge Brammertz, is set to visit Belgrade in preparation of his biannual report to the United Nations Security Council. The Chief prosecutor of the ICTY must… Read More ›