Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: radiookapi.net via Bing (CC).

28 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba defence doc in support of appeal, Munyakazi deported from US to Rwanda, center for evidence of N Korea crimes opens

September 28, 2016

Public redacted version of document in support of appeal: Today the public redacted version of the Defence’s “Document in Support of Appeal” was released in the ICC’s case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo,… Read More ›

ICC accused, Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi.  Photo: icc-cpi.int via Bing.

27 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Al-Mahdi judgment and sentence

September 27, 2016

  ICC delivers Al-Mahdi judgment; sentences to nine years: On 27 September 2016, the Trial Chamber VIII (TC) of the ICC delivered its judgment and sentence in the Al-Mahdi case.  Mr Al-Mahdi was charged with “war… Read More ›

17th Ordinary African Union Summit.  Photo: Embassy of Equatorial Guinea via Flickr (CC).

26 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW critical of AU’s calls for ICC withdrawal, accountability for ISIS crimes lacking intl support and EU urged to monitor situation in Eritrea

September 27, 2016

HRW critical of AU movement to withdraw from ICC – On Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) openly criticized the African Union’s (AU) ongoing calls for a mass withdrawal of African states from the ICC. In… Read More ›

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

22 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda hunger strike ends, Bemba contempt verdict scheduled and ICC AC judge replaced for Ntaganda appeals

September 22, 2016

Ntaganda ends hunger strike over prison conditions and fair trial: On 20 September 2016, Stephane Bourgon, lawyer for Bosco Ntaganda, announced that Ntaganda had broken his two-week hunger strike. The former Congolese rebel leader, who… Read More ›

Inter-American Court of Human Rights.  Photo: ihrlaw.org via Bing (CC).

20 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IACHR to assist with Mexican police abuse, Ntaganda hunger strike on day 13, and UN Syria Inquiry seeks access to refugees

September 20, 2016

Mexican Government asks IACHR to assist with reparations on police abuse findings: In a statement issued on 17 September 2016, the Mexican government announced that it sent case of police abuse of protesters to the… Read More ›

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

19 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP policy paper on case selection/prioritisation expands to environmental destruction probes; Witness prep decision in Ongwen case and decision on Kenya’s failure to cooperate

September 20, 2016

ICC OTP new policy paper on case selection and prioritisation could examine environmental destruction: On Thursday, the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) released a Policy Paper on Case Selection and Prioritisation of… Read More ›

ECCC accused, Nuon Chea. Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

14 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC appeal judgment on CAH, Ntaganda hunger strike and ECCC testimony on forced marriage

September 15, 2016

ECCC to deliver Appeals judgment of Chea and Samphan CAH conviction: The ECCC has announced that it will deliver its ruling regarding Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan’s appeal cases on 23 November 2016. Chea and… Read More ›

Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: ecosocialojocritico.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

12 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda stages hunger strike, ICTY schedules closing arguments in Mladić case, and UN DRC Mission extracts hundreds of armed S.Sudanese

September 12, 2016

Ntaganda stages hunger strike, refuses to attend hearings at ICC: Former Congolese rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has gone on hunger strike to protest restrictions imposed by ICC… Read More ›