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28 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Spanish investigation into Syrian crimes, Bashir to attend Arab League summit and Cambodia / UN on ECCC funding

March 29, 2017

Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and CAH: A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes… Read More ›

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27 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind; UN sends fact-finding mission to Myanmar for Rohingya investigations; UN Human Rights Council documenting crimes, prosecution case against N. Korea

March 27, 2017

Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind: On 24 March 2017, the International Criminal Court ordered ex-militia leader Germain Katanga to pay reparations to victims in the Democratic Republic of… Read More ›

Aimé Kilolo Musamba.  Photo: ICC via Bing.

23 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC delivers sentence in Bemba et al., case

March 24, 2017

ICC Trial Chamber delivers sentences for five convicted of contempt: On 22 March, Trial Chamber VII of the ICC delivered its decision on sentencing in the Bemba et al., contempt case.  After finding Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo,… Read More ›

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20 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Congo Military members charged with war crimes after attack video; EU resolution calls for HRC investigation into Myanmar Rohingya persecution; President Duterte of Philippines unintimidated by prospect of ICC charge; UN Refugee Agency says S. Sudan experiencing “fastest growing” refugee crisis

March 20, 2017

Congo Military members charged with war crimes after attack video: Seven members of the Congolese Army have been arrested and charged with war crimes following the release of a video last month which depicted the… Read More ›

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15 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC decision on Ongwen medical records, and amicus submission on SA obligation to arrest Bashir

March 15, 2017

ICC TC rejects Ongwen Defence leave to appeal order for disclosure of medical records: In The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen currently ongoing before the ICC, Trial Chamber IX has released their ‘Decision on the Defence… Read More ›

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13 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir; ICJ rejects Serbia request to revise decision over disputed Sarajevo Representative; Former N. Korean Investigative Lead urges HR Council to pursue case for CAH; UN HR Lead says Rohingya targeted by Myanmar Military, amounting to CAH

March 13, 2017

ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir: Officials from South Africa have been asked to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7 2017, in connection with the country’s failure… Read More ›

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8 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – trial in Guatemala for military officials, 5 charged w/ war crimes in Bangladesh, SA revokes ICC withdrawal

March 9, 2017

  Guatemalan judges send 5 military officers to trial for illegal detention, torture, sexual violence and enforced disappearance: A Guatemalan Judge has ruled that there is sufficient evidence to try five senior military officers for… Read More ›

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7 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC communication against Hamas leader, former US ambassadors at large on S. Sudan tribunal and ICC AC judgment schedule for Ntaganda contact restriction appeal

March 8, 2017

Communication filed at ICC against Hamas leader for use of human shields: On 6 March 2017, the Jerusalem Institute of Justice and Calev Michael Myers, an Israeli attorney, filed, on behalf of the Israel-Li (Israel… Read More ›