Crimes against Humanity

Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

23 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC referral of Sudan over Banda, and Bangladesh executes 2 for war crimes

November 24, 2015

ICC seeks referral of Sudan to the UNSC over failure to surrender Banda:  The International Criminal Court (ICC) stated that it would refer Khartoum to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for Sudan’s failure to… Read More ›

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20 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kenya’s ASP proposals, Paris and CAHs, and visit and resolution on N Korea

November 20, 2015

ASP puts Kenya’s proposals on the agenda: The ASP put Kenya’s proposals on the agenda at this week’s meeting in The Hague. Kenya asked the Assembly of State Parties to address the use of recanted… Read More ›

ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

19 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Nuon Chea defense boycott, ICC ASP annual report, Mladic defense witness and Bangladesh WC’s appeal

November 19, 2015

Nuon Chea instucts defense against court appearance;reads statement to court: On Tuesday 17 November, lawyers representing ECCC accused Nuon Chea were instructed not to participate in the Court’s appeals hearing before the Supreme Court Chamber.  … Read More ›

Naser Oric.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

11 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Venezuela ICC complaint, Mladic ICTY witness and S. Sudan sexual violence efforts

November 13, 2015

Venezuelan group asks for ICC inquiry into Maduro allegations: On Tuesday, 10 November, a request to investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and seven other government officials was presented to… Read More ›

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 ›

William Ruto.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

5 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto requests hearing absence and Bosnia arrests war crimes suspect

November 5, 2015

Bosnia arrests Mensur Djakic for war crimes: Police in the Brcko District in Bosnia have arrested the former military commander Mensur Djakic, today, on allegations that he committed war crimes in 1992 against Serb prisoners.… Read More ›

Mahmoud Abbas.  Photo: Cabinet Office via Flickr (CC).

2 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Palestine visits ICC, draft N. Korea UN resolution and Bangladesh death sentence petitions.

November 2, 2015

Palestinian delegation visits the ICC; submits further evidence of war crimes: On Friday, 30 October 2015, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki met with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and handed out… Read More ›

South Sudan Rebels loyal to Riek Machar in Lankien, South Sudan, Jan 23, 2014. Photo: Jerome Starkey via Flickr (CC).

30 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation in The Hague, OTP closes Honduras PE, Gbagbo trial postponed and more

October 31, 2015

ICC decides against conducting Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing in Uganda: On Wednesday, 28 October 2015 the ICC decided not to hold the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen in Uganda, according to an… Read More ›