Human Rights Violations

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 ›

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 ›

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

18 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – 3 arrested in Bosnia, Finland arrests Iraqi, ICTR archives, ECCC pledge, Yemen aid and ICC judicial independence

November 19, 2015

Three arrested in Bosnia for war crimes: On Tuesday, 17 November, Bosnian authorities arrested three persons suspected of war crimes committed during the 1992-95 Bosnian war.  Specifically, police commissioner Esef Huric, lawyer Ibro Merkez and… 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 ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

3 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic ballistic expert, SA and the Rome Statute, AU and African Court on justice.

November 4, 2015

Mladic expert witness testifies on sniper attacks; Prosecution cross examines: On Monday, 2 November 2015 Mile Poparic testified in the defence case of Ratko Mladic as a ballistics expert. He reportedly stated that there were… 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 ›

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26 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic witness, Screbrenica complaint and Sri Lanka war crimes

October 27, 2015

Families of Srebrenica victims bring Dutch UN commanders to European Court of HR: The families of three Bosnian-Muslim victims who were killed in the 1995 have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human… Read More ›