Crimes against Humanity

Kim Jong Un.  Photo:  jalfocea.com via Bing (CC).

13 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IBA report on N. Korea crimes, Bensouda to UNSC on Darfur

December 14, 2017

IBA War Crimes Committee releases reports on CAH in N. Korea: On Tuesday, the International Bar Association (IBA) War Crimes Committee released its findings of an investigation into North Korean political prisons. The information in… Read More ›

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

12 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Al-Bashir, ECCC Pre-Trial Chamber Hearing on Im Chaem Dismissal.

December 12, 2017

ICC Reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Al-Bashir: On 11 December 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that Jordan had failed to comply with its obligations under the… Read More ›

Sudanese President, Omar Al-Bashir.  Photo: he.m.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

11 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan found in non-compliance; referred to UNSC / ASP, and ASP elects new ICC judges

December 11, 2017

ICC PTC decides Jordan failed to cooperate with arrest of Bashir; refers Jordan to UNSC / ASP: On 11 December 2017, the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber delivered its judgment on Jordan’s non-compliance with the Court’s request… Read More ›

Rodrigo Duterte.  Photo: getrealphilippines.com via Bing (CC).

6 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty calls for ICC PE on Philippines and two convicted in Argentina of CAH

December 5, 2017

Amnesty calls on ICC to investigate alleged CAHs in Phillipines: On 4 December, Amnesty International (AI) issued a statement calling for the ICC to urgently open a preliminary examination into alleged crimes against humanity committed… Read More ›

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

5 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP PE Report, Final submissions on Meas Muth ECCC investigation, 13 arrested in Bosnia and warrant against Haradinaj removed

December 5, 2017

ICC OTP publishes annual Report on Preliminary Examinations:  On 4 December 2017, the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court published its seventh annual Report on Preliminary Examinations. These reports are prepared in… Read More ›

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

29 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Appeals judgment in Prlic et al., Praljak dies after drinking poison in Courtroom and Kosovo Tribunal ready for first indictments

November 30, 2017

ICTY issues Appeals Judgment in Prlic et al.: In the case of the Prosecutor v. Jadranko Prlić et al. before the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY – the final appeal at the ICTY – the… Read More ›

Slave trade.  mwnews24.com via Bing.

27 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prlic AC judgment due 27 Nov, call for ICC to prosecute Libyan slave trade, UN on killing of peacekeepers and US decision based on Palestinian ICC complaint

November 28, 2017

ICTY Appeals Judgment against Prlic expected on 29 Nov: At 10.00 on Wednesday 29 November 2017, the ICTY Appeals Chamber will rule in the appeal of six high-level leaders of the Bosnian Croat wartime entity Herceg-Bosna… Read More ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

22 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY convicts Mladic; gives him life

November 23, 2017

ICTY judgment finds Mladic guilty of genocide, war crimes and CAH; sentences him to life imprisonment: On 22 November 2017, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia convicted Ratko Mladić,… Read More ›