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30 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IBA report on Libya trial fairness, Lazarevic’s early release, Ongwen charges, Kenya contempt warrants and Franco crimes

December 1, 2015

IBA report concludes that trial of Senussi and Saif severely compromised: In a report released by Dr. Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA), it was concluded that the trial of 37… Read More ›

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24 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Namibia takes steps towards ICC withdrawal and evidence submitted to Israel / Palestine Preliminary Examination

November 25, 2015

Namibian cabinet approves withdrawal from the ICC Rome Statute: The Namibian Cabinet took steps to consider withdrawing Namibia from the ICC. According to information minister Tjekero Tweya “Cabinet approved Namibia’s position regarding possible withdrawal from… Read More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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17 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga sentence, OTP strategic plan, Ongwen confirmation, ICC ASP and ECCC appeals hearings

November 18, 2015

Kenya and AU set to push for review of witness and evidence rules; Prosecutor, Registrar and President warn of judicial independence: Kenya, with the backing of the AU is pushing for an independent review of… Read More ›

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11 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Venezuela ICC complaint, Mladic ICTY witness and S. Sudan sexual violence efforts

November 13, 2015

Venezuelan group asks for ICC inquiry into Maduro allegations: On Tuesday, 10 November, a request to investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and seven other government officials was presented to… Read More ›

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6 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC dismisses OTP Flotilla appeal, Bensouda addresses UNSC on Libya, ECCC Case 02 criticism and more

November 7, 2015

ICC AC dismisses OTP appeal concerning reconsideration of its decision not to investigate crimes committed against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Friday 7 November 2015 the Appeals Chamber of the ICC decided in a majority decision… Read More ›