Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

3 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic ballistic expert, SA and the Rome Statute, AU and African Court on justice.

November 4, 2015

Mladic expert witness testifies on sniper attacks; Prosecution cross examines: On Monday, 2 November 2015 Mile Poparic testified in the defence case of Ratko Mladic as a ballistics expert. He reportedly stated that there were… Read More ›

Mahmoud Abbas.  Photo: Cabinet Office via Flickr (CC).

2 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Palestine visits ICC, draft N. Korea UN resolution and Bangladesh death sentence petitions.

November 2, 2015

Palestinian delegation visits the ICC; submits further evidence of war crimes: On Friday, 30 October 2015, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki met with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and handed out… Read More ›

South Sudan Rebels loyal to Riek Machar in Lankien, South Sudan, Jan 23, 2014. Photo: Jerome Starkey via Flickr (CC).

30 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation in The Hague, OTP closes Honduras PE, Gbagbo trial postponed and more

October 31, 2015

ICC decides against conducting Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing in Uganda: On Wednesday, 28 October 2015 the ICC decided not to hold the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen in Uganda, according to an… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

27 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto no case to answer motion, decision on Gbagbo venue request, Mladic and ECCC testimony and more

October 28, 2015

ICC TC denies Gbagbo request to hold trial in Abidjan: On Monday, 26 October 2015 the ICC Trial Chamber denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan… Read More ›

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26 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic witness, Screbrenica complaint and Sri Lanka war crimes

October 27, 2015

Families of Srebrenica victims bring Dutch UN commanders to European Court of HR: The families of three Bosnian-Muslim victims who were killed in the 1995 have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human… Read More ›

Opening statement in the contempt case against Al Jadeed S.A.L./NEW T.V. S.A.L (N.T.V) & Ms Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al Khayat - STL-14-05 - Defence team. Photo: Special Tribunal for Lebanon via Flickr (CC).

23 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 24, 2015

Karma al-Khayat appeals STL contempt verdict: On Wednesday, 21 October 2015, the defense team of Al-Jadeed executive, Karma al-Khayat, filed an appeal against the conviction by the STL for contempt of court. In the appeal… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: alresalah.ps via Bing (CC).

22 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 23, 2015

Former Israeli PM sued in US for extrajudicial killing and torture of American killed on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is being sued in the United States under the Alien… Read More ›

UN Security Council.  Photo: François Proulx via Flickr (CC).

21 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 22, 2015

Romanian Court hears CAH case against former president: On Wednesday, 21 October, former Romanian President Ion Iliescu appeared before the country’s High Court of Cassation and Justice on charges of crimes against humanity.  The 85… Read More ›