Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

10 November 2015- NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ecuador’s CAH trial, Habre trial witness testimony, Amnesty on Bangladesh’s WC trials and Oric’s ICTY pleading

November 11, 2015

Ecuador to begin first trial for CAH: Ecuador’s National Court of Justice will begin the country’s first trial for crimes against humanity this week. Four former army generals, colonels and a police general face charges… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

22 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 23, 2015

Former Israeli PM sued in US for extrajudicial killing and torture of American killed on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is being sued in the United States under the Alien… Read More ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

24 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 24, 2015

Bashir cancels plan to attend UN GA in NY: Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs said that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has abandoned his plan to lead his government’s delegation at the UN general assembly in… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: UN Photo / Jean-Marc FerrŽ via Flickr (CC).

17 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 18, 2015

UN HR Council releases report on Sri Lanka crimes; calls for special international court:  In a news release, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called for the establishment of a… Read More ›

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15 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 16, 2015

Unconfirmed reports warn of imminent executions of Saif Gaddafi, Al-Senussi and other Gaddafi officials: Unconfirmed media reports from Tripoli mention a possible execution of the former Qaddafi-era officials including Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi, Muammar Gaddafi’s son,… Read More ›

Former Peruvian leader, Francisco Morales Bermudez.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

11 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 12, 2015

Former Peruvian leader, Francisco Morales Bermudez, charges with CAH: On Thursday, 10 September 2015, a Peruvian judge charged former leader Francisco Morales Bermudez along with three other high ranking military officers for their alleged role… Read More ›

Hissene Habre.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

9 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 10, 2015

HRW says government militia group committed Darfur torture, killings, rape: In a report released Wednesday, 9 September, Human Rights Watch is urging Sudan to stop attacks against civilians by the government-backed militia Rapid Support Forces… Read More ›

President Idriss Deby of Chad.  Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office via Flickr (CC).

4 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 5, 2015

War crimes complaint filed against Deby at same court trying Habre: On Thursday 3 September 2015 the Extraordinary African Chambers, the Senegalese court where Hissene Habre is also being tried, said that a complaint that Chad’s President,… Read More ›