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16 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic provisional release request rejected, ICTY rejects Popovic request for materials, 3rd edition of ICC Chambers Practice Manual and ICC contempt appeal brief filed

May 16, 2017

ICTY denies Mladic request for provisional release: On 11 May 2017, the ICTY denied Mladic request for provisional release. Noting that Maldic evaded the arrest for 16 years and lived as a fugitive despite serious… Read More ›

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11 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC rejects Bemba request on reparations, Austria gives life sentence for Syria crimes, Serbia to fill war crimes pros position and Argentina combats reduced sentences for HR abusers

May 11, 2017

ICC TC rejects Bemba’s request to suspend reparations proceedings during appeal: On 5 May, Trial Chamber III of the ICC, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, rejected the Defence’s request to… Read More ›

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9 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor address UNSC on Libya

May 10, 2017

ICC Prosecutor addresses UN Security Council on Libya; raises crimes against migrants: On 9 May 2017, the ICC Prosecutor made a statement to the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya; noting with concern the… Read More ›

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26 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief:

April 26, 2017

ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief: On 24 April 2017 the ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber I unsealed an arrest warrant issued on 18 April 2013 for the Internal Security Department chief of former… Read More ›

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20 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Uganda pulls out of Kony search, Argentina signs ICC enforcement agreement, 17 more mass graves found in DRC and case on British colonial abuses in Kenya to begin investigations

April 21, 2017

Uganda ends participation in search for Kony: On Wednesday, Uganda’s military announced it is ending its pursuit of Joseph Kony, the alleged commander-in-chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). In a statement, the army said… Read More ›

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19 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda case on prior recorded testimony, Tunisia to allow individuals direct access to African Court, Un WC Commission files to be made public, and decision on ICJ Ukraine v. Russia provisional measures expected

April 19, 2017

  ICC TC rejects Ntaganda defence leave to appeal on admission of prior recorded testimony: In the case of The Prosecutor V. Bosco Ntaganda, Trial Chamber VI has rejected the Defence team’s request for leave… Read More ›

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13 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Charges against Gotovina, extension on ICC contempt appeal briefs, African Court on Art 34(6) declarations, and allegation of genocide in S. Sudan

April 13, 2017

Charges filed against Gotovina in Bosnia: According to local media, Bosnian Serb police have filed war crime charges against former Croation General Ante Gotovina for his role in the 1992-95 war. A police spokeswoman in… Read More ›

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10 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention; UN Secretary General forms task force to combat sexual exploitation; ICC hosts stakeholders, experts for medical ethics in detention seminar; Prosecutors request S. Africa referral to UN Security Council over al-Bashir

April 11, 2017

UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention: Commemorating the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said that the only way to honour the memory… Read More ›