Human Rights Treaties and Charters

30 October 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 31, 2014

ICC rejects Gbagbo application for provisional release: The request by former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo for provisional release was denied by the ICC on Wednesday, 29 October 2014.  Gbagbo, who faces charges of crimes… Read More ›

29 January 2014 — DECISION REVIEW

January 29, 2014

Court/Tribunal: Special Tribunal for Lebanon  Decision Title: Decision on motion filed by counsel for Mr. Badreddine and order to Lebanon to cooperate with the Special Tribunal Chamber: The Trial Chamber Case Name: Prosecutor v. Salim… Read More ›

24 April 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 24, 2013

EU lifts Myanmar sanctions: On 22 April 2013, the EU agreed to lift all sanctions against Myanmar except for an arms embargo. The move by the EU may pressure the United States, which suspended most… Read More ›

5 April 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 6, 2013

Three more witnesses refuse to testify against Kenyatta: On 5 April 2013, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda revealed that three more prosecution witnesses have refused to testify against Kenyan President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta. Bensouda has blamed the… Read More ›

4 April 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 4, 2013

US and Uganda suspend hunt for Joseph Kony: On 3 April 2013, United States and Ugandan officials announced the temporary suspension of their joint hunt for suspected war criminal Joseph Kony, due to violence and… Read More ›

2 April 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 2, 2013

Sudan: opposition groups confirm release of seven political prisoners: On 2 April 2013, head of the Sudanese opposition coalition National Consensus Forces Farouk Abu Issa confirmed that President Omar al Bashir was delivering on his… Read More ›

1 April 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 1, 2013

Nepal court blocks domestic truth commission: On 1 April 2013, it was announced that the Supreme Court of Nepal has suspended an attempt by the government to establish a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate… Read More ›

29 March 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 30, 2013

Slovak court commutes WWII criminal’s death sentence: On 28 March 2013, a Slovak court announced that the death sentence of 98 year old Laszlo Csataray, a World War II criminal, to life imprisonment. In 1948… Read More ›