Crimes against Humanity

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 ›

Guantanamo Bay.  Photo: Aslan Media via Flickr (CC).

25 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP opens Preliminary Examination into Burundi and US Fed Crt allows Guantanamo ATS suit

April 26, 2016

ICC OTP opens preliminary examination into Burundi violence: The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) has made a decision to open a preliminary examination into the violence that escalated in Burundi since… Read More ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

22 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IC dismisses appeal on Mrs Gbagbo domestic trial, Arab League says court should be made to try Israel

April 22, 2016

Ivory Coast Supreme Court dismisses Mrs. Gbagbo’s appeal clearing way for CAH trial: The former first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Simone Gbagbo, will be tried for crimes against humanity before a domestic… Read More ›

Kenyan High Court.  Photo: Ting Chen via Flickr (CC).

21 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kenyan Government unwilling to transfer 3 to ICC; Kenya calls for ICC withdrawal; and Rwanda concerned over ICTR transfer to France

April 22, 2016

  Kenyan Government set to refuse transfer of 3 to ICC for contempt charges: The Kenyan Government in Nairobi said it will not transfer three people who are wanted by The ICC for contempt charges… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Radovan Karadzic.  Photo: diggita.it via Bing (CC).

14 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Republika Srpska payments of accuseds’ expenses, Kenya victims appeal to High Court following ICC cases termination, Susjnar to be extradited to Sarajevo, and more

April 14, 2016

  Republika of Srpska to pay for Karadzic, Mladic, Stanisic and Zupljanin personal expenses in detention: Republika of Sprska will equally allocate 20,460 euros of public funds to four war crimes defendants to cover personal… 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 ›

7 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC requests explanation for witness’s refusal to testify, and Prosecution and Defense make statements after Ruto and Sang cases terminated

7 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC requests explanation for witness’s refusal to testify, and Prosecution and Defense make statements after Ruto and Sang cases terminated

April 7, 2016

  ECCC President requests explanation of witness’s refusal to testify in Case 002/02: Testimony was not heard from witness “2-TCW-827” in Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Monday and Tuesday, due to… Read More ›

Kenyan Deputy President, William Ruto. Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

5 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Trial Chamber vacates charges against Ruto & Sang

April 6, 2016

ICC Trial Chamber vacates charges against Ruto & Sang: Tuesday, 5 April 2016 Trial Chamber V(A) of the International Criminal Court decided by majority that the charges against William Samoei Ruto and Joshua Arap Sang… Read More ›