Human Rights Violations

Former Romanian President, Ion Iliescu.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

17 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen trial resumes, and former Romanian Pres charged domestically with CAH

January 18, 2017

ICC Ongwen trial resumes with Prosecution case: Last December, opening statements were given by the Prosecution and victims in the Ongwen case. On 17 January, the trial resumed with the beginning of the Prosecution case. The… Read More ›

ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

12 January 2017 –  NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Report on ICC legal aid system, and US sanctions N. Korea for HR abuses

January 12, 2017

Report released on ICC legal aid system: Richard Rogers has just concluded his assessment of the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s Legal Aid System, which was commissioned by the Registry of the ICC. As preliminary points… Read More ›

Acquitted ICTY Accused, Ramush Haradinaj.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

11 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Haradinaj to appear in French court, Amnesty calls for CAR justice reform, ECCC expert testimony on human remains, investigation on Meas Muth finished, and EU fundings for African HRs

January 12, 2017

Haradinaj to appear in French court on Thursday on Serbian extradition request: Kosovo’s former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is due to appear before a French court on Thursday 12th January to appeal his ongoing detention… Read More ›

Hissène Habré.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

10 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre appeal begins, Karadzic former adviser tried in Sarajevo

January 10, 2017

Appeal begins in Habre case before the Extraordinary African Chambers: On 9 January 2016, the hearings in the appeal trial of former Chad President Hissene Habre started before the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC), a special… Read More ›

UN - "No Guns".  Photo: David Ohmer via Flickr (CC).

20 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty on CAH in Myanmar, and UN WGAD on Cambodian detained

December 21, 2016

Amnesty on possible CAH against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar: On 19 December 2016, Rafendi Djamin, Southeast Asia director for Amnesty International (AI), stated that Myanmar military activities against Rohingya civilians “could be part of a… Read More ›

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

6 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Trial against Ongwen begins

December 7, 2016

ICC trial against Dominic Ongwen begins with not guilty plea, and Prosecution and Victims opening statements: On 6 December 2016, the trial started in the Ongwen case before the ICC Trial Chamber IX. Dominic Ongwen is… 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 ›

7 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECOWAS court issues decision on detention rights

7 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECOWAS court issues decision on detention rights

October 7, 2016

ECOWAS court issues decision on detention violations: The Court of Justice of the economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has decided that the human rights of Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser of… Read More ›