ICC

ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: commons.wikimedia.org via Bing (CC).

9 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo / Ble Goude ICC trial resumes, Katanga trial in DRC to restart and ECCC defense evidence

May 11, 2016

Gbagbo and Ble Goude trial resumes with sixth Prosecution witness: The joint trial of former president of the Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Laurent Gbagbo and former youth minister, Charles Ble Goude, has resumed with its sixth… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

5 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal, ICC constitutes TC for Ongwen and Al-Mahdi, Ruto seeks investigation of OTP, and more

May 6, 2016

ICTY Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) prosecution has asked the court to either overturn Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj’s acquittal, correct claimed errors in the verdict… Read More ›

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

27 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda prosecution witness testimony, Mladic defense calls expert, ECCC testimony on S-21 and more

April 28, 2016

ICC Prosecution witness testifies on rebels arms civilians in Ntaganda trial: Witness P907, a former fighter with the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC), said that commanders provided guns to civilians and encouraged them to pillage… Read More ›

Guantanamo Bay.  Photo: Aslan Media via Flickr (CC).

25 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC OTP opens Preliminary Examination into Burundi and US Fed Crt allows Guantanamo ATS suit

April 26, 2016

ICC OTP opens preliminary examination into Burundi violence: The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) has made a decision to open a preliminary examination into the violence that escalated in Burundi since… Read More ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

22 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IC dismisses appeal on Mrs Gbagbo domestic trial, Arab League says court should be made to try Israel

April 22, 2016

Ivory Coast Supreme Court dismisses Mrs. Gbagbo’s appeal clearing way for CAH trial: The former first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Simone Gbagbo, will be tried for crimes against humanity before a domestic… Read More ›

Kenyan High Court.  Photo: Ting Chen via Flickr (CC).

21 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kenyan Government unwilling to transfer 3 to ICC; Kenya calls for ICC withdrawal; and Rwanda concerned over ICTR transfer to France

April 22, 2016

  Kenyan Government set to refuse transfer of 3 to ICC for contempt charges: The Kenyan Government in Nairobi said it will not transfer three people who are wanted by The ICC for contempt charges… Read More ›

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta.  Photo: pressenza.com via Bing (CC).

19 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS- Mladic witness Tomasica evidence, Int’l Children’s Court proposed, Tuol Sleng survivor testifies ECCC, ICC requests, Kenya refuses extradition of accused

April 20, 2016

Mladic Defense witness questions veracity of Tomasica evidence: Defense witness and pathologist Zoran Stankovic testified before the ICTY on Tuesday 19 April 2016 and questioned the evaluations carried out on the bodies exhumed from the… Read More ›

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

15 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Liberian man accused of war crimes arrested, and Nigeria pledge support for ICC probe

April 15, 2016

Liberian man accused of war crimes arrested in the US: On 13 April 2016 US officials indicted 49-year-old Liberian national and Pennsylvania resident Mohammed Jabbateh for failing to disclose crimes he allegedly committed in Liberia… Read More ›