Human Rights Violations

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 ›

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21 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – public version of request to open Afghanistan investigation is released

November 22, 2017

ICC OTP request to open investigation into Afghanistan; public redacted: On 20 November 2017, the OTP of the ICC announced that it had submitted its request to investigate into Afghanistan (“Request”). On that same day, a public… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo:  coalitionfortheicc.org via Bing (CC).

20 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – decision on Ongwen mental health experts and possible CAH in Libya

November 21, 2017

ICC TC makes decision on hearing mental health experts in Ongwen case: Following the Defence’s submission in 2016 of a psychiatric report and notification of its intention to raise a mental disease or defect defence,… Read More ›

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15 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to Uganda, Bensouda asked to indict Khalifa Haftar, UNGA HR Committee on N. Korea HR abuses and agreement with ICC on prison conditions

November 16, 2017

Bashir travels to Uganda; HR rights group urge his arrest and ICC transfer: Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visited Uganda on 13th November, meeting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and discussing areas of Ugandan-Sudanese cooperation “including trade… Read More ›

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10 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Georgia investigation update and agreed fact dispute in Ntaganda case

October 12, 2017

  ICC Prosecution on Georgia investigation: The ICC staff member, Phakiso Mochochoko,  Director of the Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC), gave an… Read More ›

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

October 3, 2017

HRW releases report on domestic trials and investigations on crimes in Syria: On 2 October 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a 66-page report detailing the various domestic measures in several European countries to address… Read More ›

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

26 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Submissions made on Lubanga reduction of sentence, and Bensouda participates in UNGA meeting

September 26, 2017

Submissions from Defence, Prosecution and OPCV on Lubanga reduction of sentence: On 21 September, Defence, Prosecution and OPCV filed observations submissions to the Appeals Chamber on the reduction of the sentence  in the Lubanga case… Read More ›

Former South Korean President Park Geun Hye.  Photo:   koreaboo.com via Bing.

23 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN WGAD petitioned about former President Park’s detention

September 23, 2017

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention receives communication on detention of former South Korean President Park’s treatment in detention:  On 15 August 2017, an urgent Communication was submitted to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary… Read More ›