ECCC

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

3 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony on purges, probe into French military during in Rwanda genocide and Mladic closing statements

December 5, 2016

ECCC hears testimony on motives for purges: On Friday 2 December 2016, witness Sing Oeng gave testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in the trial against accuseds Khieu Samphan and… Read More ›

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30 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony, MICT Registrar appointed, ICTY info center, Duterte on ICC, possible CAH against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and more

November 30, 2016

ECCC hears testimony from Pol Pot’s nephew in case against Chea and Samphan: Seng Lytheng, the 70-year old nephew of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has testified as a defence witness in the ongoing trial… Read More ›

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

23 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Supreme Court delivers appeal judgment, US Extradition of Croatian woman, UN HRC appoints Commissioners for Inquiry on Burundi, Meeting on N. Korea human rights, Rwandan Catholic Church issues genocide apology, and African Court reaffirms jurisdiction

November 24, 2016

ECCC Supreme Court Chamber delivers appeal judgment in Case 002/01 against Chea and Samphan: The Supreme Court Chamber of the ECCC has delivered its judgment in the appeal cases of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan… Read More ›

ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda.  brightsblog.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

26 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gambia ICC withdrawal, ECCC testimony on forced marriage and cricitism of Republic Srpska for awards

October 26, 2016

Gambian Minister announces withdraw from ICC: Gambia has announced its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. Information Minister Sheriff Bojang has accused the ICC of ignoring the war crimes of the West –… Read More ›

Thomas Lubanga.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

10 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Burundi announces plan to leave ICC, ICC to hold reparations hearing in Lubanga case, France to pursue Aleppo war crimes claim at ICC, UNSC fails to adopt resolutions on Syria and ECCC to resume hearings in Case 002/02

October 10, 2016

Burundi announces plan to leave ICC following OTP preliminary probe – On 6 October, Burundi’s government announced that it wants to pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The government’s decision comes six months… Read More ›

Ratko Mladic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

15 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC expert testimony on forced marriage, Mladic motion on bias and ICTY decision on Serbia lack of cooperation

September 15, 2016

Further ECCC testimony from Japanese academic on forced marriage highlights cultural impact: On 14 September 2016, Kasumi Nakagawa continued her testimony at the ECCC in the case against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. Her testimony… Read More ›

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

14 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC appeal judgment on CAH, Ntaganda hunger strike and ECCC testimony on forced marriage

September 15, 2016

ECCC to deliver Appeals judgment of Chea and Samphan CAH conviction: The ECCC has announced that it will deliver its ruling regarding Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan’s appeal cases on 23 November 2016. Chea and… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

7 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen Pre-trial briefs, ECCC defense request docs, and Kosovo Tribunal Prosecutor appointed

September 8, 2016

Pre-trial briefs submitted in Ongwen case: On 6 September the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor and the Victims (represented by the Common Legal Representative) filed respective pre-trial briefs in accordance with the Trial Chamber IX’s… Read More ›