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21 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony, Kosovo Serb politician sentenced for WC, and ICC Ongwen confirmation

January 22, 2016

ECCC witness testifies about crimes to his family: Witness Lach Kry, brother of now deceased Lach Ny, told the Khmer Rouge tribunal that his brother became “psychotic” for nearly five months after some of his… Read More ›

ICC Permanent Premise courtroom.  Photo: msafdie.com via Bing.

20 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Victims participating in Ongwen confirmation, UN report on ISIS crimes, Ukraine urged to join ICC and Amnesty report on Iraq WC

January 21, 2016

Over 2000 victims participating in ICC confirmation hearings for Ongwen: In the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen 2,026 victims will participate and have their interests represented by lawyers Paulina Matsida, the head of… Read More ›

18 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation of charges and Kosovo Tribunal to be established in NL

18 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation of charges and Kosovo Tribunal to be established in NL

January 20, 2016

Confirmation of charges hearing to begin in Ongwen trial: The confirmation of charges hearing in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen will open on 21 January at 09:30am in Pre-Trial Chamber II at… Read More ›

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8 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Transfer of Ntaganza to Rwanda delayed, Guatemala arrests 14 for CAH, Sri Lankan WC investigation to be planned and Ukraine to sue Russia at ICJ

January 8, 2016

Transfer of Ntaganzwa to Rwanda delayed by DRC authorities: The Congolese government has not decided whether it will extradite Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda, yet. Ntaganzwa was arrested on 7 December 2015 in the… Read More ›

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

6 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Rule 68 decision expected, ECCC testimony on Meas Muth and Bangladesh death sentence upheld

January 7, 2016

ICC AC expected to rule on Rule 68 decision on recanted evidence in Ruto / Sang case: The ICC Appeals Chamber is expected to make a ruling on the application of Rule 68 in the… Read More ›

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

5 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto / Sang ICC trial to resume, ICTY to address Karadzic and Seselj in 2016 and Sri Lankan Pres speak on WC court

January 6, 2016

Ruto and Sang trial resume at ICC on 14 January: The case against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang will resume 14 and 15 January at the ICC. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda closed… Read More ›

Germain Katanga.  Photo: scrapetv.com via Bing (CC).

21 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Lubanga and Katanga transferred to DRC to serve sentences

December 22, 2015

Lubanga and Katanga transferred to DRC: On 19 December 2015, the ICC announced that Thomas Lubanga Dyilo and Germain Katanga were transferred to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to serve the remaining time on their… Read More ›

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com via Bing (CC).

17 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Testimony before Habre trial completed, HRW report on Syrian war crimes and more

December 17, 2015

  Habre defense calls final witness, ending testimony phase of trial:The defense called its final witness in the trial of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on Tuesday, 15 December 2015, ending the testimony portion of… Read More ›