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Ante Gotovina.  Photo: blog.dnevnik.hr via Bing (CC).

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 ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

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 ›

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

6 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor on DRC crimes, ICTY Pros opposes Mladic provisional release, TC guidance on witness contacts in Ntaganda case and UN probe on chemical weapon attack

April 6, 2017

Prosecutor says certain crimes in DRC within ICC jurisdiction: On 4 April, the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC issued a statement addressing the recent escalation of violence in the Kasaï provinces of DRC.… Read More ›

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28 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Spanish investigation into Syrian crimes, Bashir to attend Arab League summit and Cambodia / UN on ECCC funding

March 29, 2017

Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and CAH: A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).

27 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind; UN sends fact-finding mission to Myanmar for Rohingya investigations; UN Human Rights Council documenting crimes, prosecution case against N. Korea

March 27, 2017

Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind: On 24 March 2017, the International Criminal Court ordered ex-militia leader Germain Katanga to pay reparations to victims in the Democratic Republic of… Read More ›

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24 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga victims receive reparations

March 24, 2017

ICC awards individual and collective reparations to victims participating in Katanga case:  On 24 March 2017, the ICC awarded individual and collective reparations to the victims participating in the case against Germain Katanga who were affected by an… Read More ›

Aimé Kilolo Musamba.  Photo: ICC via Bing.

23 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC delivers sentence in Bemba et al., case

March 24, 2017

ICC Trial Chamber delivers sentences for five convicted of contempt: On 22 March, Trial Chamber VII of the ICC delivered its decision on sentencing in the Bemba et al., contempt case.  After finding Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo,… Read More ›

Juba, South Sudan.  Photo: Steve Evans via Flickr (CC).

20 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Congo Military members charged with war crimes after attack video; EU resolution calls for HRC investigation into Myanmar Rohingya persecution; President Duterte of Philippines unintimidated by prospect of ICC charge; UN Refugee Agency says S. Sudan experiencing “fastest growing” refugee crisis

March 20, 2017

Congo Military members charged with war crimes after attack video: Seven members of the Congolese Army have been arrested and charged with war crimes following the release of a video last month which depicted the… Read More ›