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ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda.  brightsblog.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

23 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor statement on Al-Mahdi trial

August 23, 2016

ICC Prosecutor Bensouda releases statement on start of Al-Mahdi trial: The ICC Prosecutor has released a press statement on the start of the trial explaining Mr Al-Mahdi’s role in the deliberate destruction of historic and… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

22 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty report recounts deaths at Syrian Prisons, UN Mission Report highlights ISIL atrocities, and ICC starts war crimes trial for destruction of cultural heritage in Timbuktu

August 22, 2016

Amnesty Report recounts deaths at Syrian Prisons: A new report by Amnesty International details the systematic use of rape and torture of tens of thousands political prisoners in Syria. The damning report estimates that 17,723 people… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

16 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Al-Mahdi trial open on 22 August, Philippines President accused of CAH

August 16, 2016

  Al-Mahdi trial to open at ICC on 22 August: Mr. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi’s trial for war crimes will start on 22 August 2016 at the ICC before Trial Chamber VIII. On 24… Read More ›

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

12 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Investigation into ICC related threats, and deportation for Guatemalan civil war crimes

August 12, 2016

Dutch investigation into threats against activist over ICC Palestine submission: Dutch authorities have launched an investigation into numerous death threats received by Nada Kiswanson, a legal researcher at Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq, following her… Read More ›

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

9 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC rejects Ntaganda reconsideration request, ICC AC rejects Mangenda appeal and ASP holds conference in Dakar

August 9, 2016

  ICC TC rejects Ntaganda defence request for reconsideration: On 8 August 2016, the Trial Chamber VI of the ICC rendered a decision in the Ntaganda case on the Defence request for reconsideration of decision on… Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

2 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre ordered to pay compensation, Simone Gbagbo trial delayed, Bosnian man arrest in Brazil for WC

August 2, 2016

Habre ordered to pay compensation to victims of crimes against humanity: On 29 July 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers Court ordered Habré to pay compensation to his victims of crimes against humanity (CAH). Compensations amount reported… Read More ›

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28 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Indonesian General indicted for WC appointed to Gov, US investigation into Syrian airstrikes and Bashir’s travels reported to ICC

July 28, 2016

HRW and Amnesty condemn appointment of Indonesian General indicted for WC: Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have called for Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo to reverse his decision to appoint General Wiranto Indonesia’s new security… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Radovan Karadzic.  Photo: diggita.it via Bing (CC).

27 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Complaint of Palestinian torture, Karadzic Notice of Appeal, refugee camp company advised on CAH, Kosovo mass graves and more

July 27, 2016

NGOs file complaint with ICC OTP over torture by Palestinian security services: The International Forum for Democracy and Human Rights (IFDHR) and the Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK (AOHRUK) have filed a… Read More ›