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

18 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prosecution evidence on Ongwen and MICT hearing on Turkish judge

January 18, 2017

ICC Prosecution submits 1006 items of evidence as Ongwen trial resumes: As the case of The Prosecutor v Dominic Ongwen reopens before Trial Chamber IX at the ICC, the Office of the Prosecutor has submitted… Read More ›

Former Romanian President, Ion Iliescu.  Photo: octavpelin.wordpress.com 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 ›

Aleppo.  Photo: english.al-akhbar.com via Bing (CC).

16 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW calls ISIS Iraq bombings “CAH”, Kosovo indicts alleged former KLA leader for war crimes, Investigators find evidence of Syrian links to chemical weapons use, and Prosecution begins its case against Ongwen at ICC

January 16, 2017

HRW calls ISIS Iraq bombings “CAH,” calls for compensation: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that the recent car and suicide bombs in Baghdad by the Islamic State, which targeted crowded civilian areas including markets… Read More ›

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

13 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC decision on Ongwen medical exam, and Haradinaj released in France

January 16, 2017

ICC TC rejects Ongwen leave to appeal on Medical exam: On 12 December,  Trial Chamber IX of the ICC in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen rejected accused, Dominic Ongwen’s leave to appeal on… 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 ›

ICC Accused, Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: heconversation.com via Bing (CC).

5 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC rejects Ntaganda jurisdiction challenge, Haradinaj arrested in France, Sri Lanka panel recommends int’l judges, and complaint submitted to ICC on Uganda crimes

January 5, 2017

ICC TC rejects Defence challenge of jurisdiction on 2 Counts in Ntaganda case: On 3 January 2017, the Trial Chamber of the ICC held that it has jurisdiction over counts 6 and 9 concerning the… Read More ›

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

4 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC rejects Ongwen appeal on understanding charges, Germany charges on Syria executions, and request renewed for extraditions to Rwanda

January 4, 2017

ICC Trial Chamber rejects Ongwen leave to appeal oral decision on understanding charges: Trial Chamber IX has rejected the Defence’s request for leave to appeal the Chamber’s previous decision on Ongwen’s understanding of the nature… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

14 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Judges amendment Regulations, Mladic defence ends closing statements, Bensouda on Sudan to UNSC, and more

December 14, 2016

ICC Judges amend Court Regulations at 25th plenary session: The ICC Judges adopted seven amendments to the Regulations of the Court during their thirty-fifth plenary session. They are as follows: first, an amendment was made… Read More ›