UN Secretery General, Antonio Guterres.  Photo: semiodata.fr via Bing.

16 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bensouda to visit Colombia, Ukraine gives WCs evidence to OTP, MICT on communications with DU, and possible WCs at Mali peacekeeping HQ

August 17, 2017

  Bensouda to visit Colombia about war crimes investigations: ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will visit Colombia in September to gather information regarding the status of domestic-level war crime investigations concerning some of Colombia’s top… Read More ›

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15 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC new Libya arrest warrant

August 15, 2017

ICC issues arrest warrant against Al-Werfalli for Libya war crimes: On 15 August 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC issued a public arrest warrant against Libyan national, Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli, for the war crime of murder… Read More ›

8 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Case on US torture designers goes to trial, and second review on Lubanga sentence

8 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Case on US torture designers goes to trial, and second review on Lubanga sentence

August 8, 2017

US Federal District Court allows civil case against torture memo designers to go to trial: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA torture program… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

20 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC to review Gbagbo detention, ICC Regulations amended and witness testifies on Ongwen’s orders

July 20, 2017

ICC AC reverses decision of TC and orders review of Gbagbo detention: On 19 July 2017, the Appeals Chamber of the ICC reversed the decision of Trial Chamber I on the detention of former Ivory Coast… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: balkaninsight.com via Bing.

18 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – new evidence rejected in S&S retrial and ICC initiates outreach project in Ongwen case

July 19, 2017

MICT TC denies Prosecution app to admit new written statement in Stanisic and Simatovic retrial: The MICT Trial Chamber (TC) found that the Prosecution proposed evidence does not satisfy the requirements of its Decision for admission… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims.  Photos:  islaminaustralia.com via Bing.

17 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – date set for Gbagbo detention decision and Rohingya Muslims have access to media

July 17, 2017

ICC Appeals Chamber set date to deliver judgment on Gbagbo’s continued detention: The ICC Appeals Chamber will deliver its judgement on the Defence appeal against the “Decision on Mr Gbagbo’s Detention” in a public hearing… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.  Photo: mintpressnews.com via Bing (CC).

13 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stay on Barasa arrest lifted, Myanmar urged to support UN investigations, Amnesty report on WC in Mosul, report to ICC on Mexico CAH, and Colombian former president seeks pros of only FARC

July 13, 2017

Kenyan Appeals Court lifts order barring Barasa’s arrest on ICC warrant for contempt: On Tuesday, Kenya’s Court of Appeal lifted a previously issued order which had prevented the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa who is… Read More ›

Armed pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine walk past next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: EPA/ANASTASIA  VLASOVA via Bing (CC).

10 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MH17 prosecution in NL and SA position on ICC Bashir decision

July 11, 2017

Dutch FM announces intention for prosecutions over MH17 before Dutch courts: On 5 July 2017, the Dutch Foreign Ministry announced that the downing of flight MH17 in 2014 will be prosecuted in the Netherlands in respect… Read More ›