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Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo:  telegraph.co.uk via Bing (CC).

30 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – AC Judgment for Stanisic and Zupljanin, Gaddafi request to ICC, ECCC testimony on purges, and more

July 4, 2016

ICTY AC affirms TC Judgment against Stanisic and Župljanin: On 30 June 2016, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia affirmed the convictions of Mićo Stanišić, former Minister of the… Read More ›

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

24 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC draft policy on Children, and Iceland ratifies amendment on aggression

June 24, 2016

ICC OTP publishes Draft Policy on Int’l Crimes affecting children: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has published a Draft Policy on Children, a document intended to guide the Office of the Prosecutor both in its efforts… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba.  Photo:  ICC via Flickr.

21 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC sentences former DRC VP Bemba to 18 years, Former UN SG Annan questions ICC approach in Kenya Cases, UN Report confirms ISIS crimes against Yezidis amount to genocide, UN Report finds “pattern of gross violations” against Rohingya in Myanmar

June 23, 2016

ICC sentences former DRC VP Bemba to 18 years On 21 June 2016, the ICC Trial Chamber III sentenced Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to 18 years’ imprisonment for war crimes (WC) and crimes against humanity (CAH)… Read More ›

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

20 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty critique of ICC on Libya, and Bensouda warns Kenya of PEV crimes

June 22, 2016

Amnesty criticises ICC for failure to investigate and prosecute crimes in Libya: On 17 June, Amnesty International released a statement condemning the killing of 12 Qaddafi-era soldiers, whose bodies were found after the Libyan Supreme… Read More ›

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

17 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Duch ECCC testimony, Mladic witness cross examined, UN Report on ISIS crimes against Yazidis and PEV victims app to ICC

June 17, 2016

Further testimony of Duch before ECCC: In Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, former chief of Khmer Rouge S-21 prison Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Duch, continued his testimony for the sixth… Read More ›

14 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS  – Eritrea and Ethiopia spar over UN Report; border clashes ensue; ICC and UNESCO align to fight destruction of cultural heritage, a war crime; Habre, accused former Chadian Dictator, appeals Special African Chamber conviction; Final witnesses due in Mladic Trial; closing statements as early as the fall

14 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Eritrea and Ethiopia spar over UN Report; border clashes ensue; ICC and UNESCO align to fight destruction of cultural heritage, a war crime; Habre, accused former Chadian Dictator, appeals Special African Chamber conviction; Final witnesses due in Mladic Trial; closing statements as early as the fall

June 17, 2016

  Eritrea and Ethiopia spar over UN Report; border clashes ensue On 8 June 2016, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea released a report which found that the Eritrea has committed… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

13 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba Sentencing on 21 June, Habre appeals conviction, last Mladic defence witnesses

June 14, 2016

ICC TC to deliver sentence for Bemba on 21 June: On 10 June 2016, ICC Trial Chamber III announced that it will deliver the sentence in the case The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo during… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

10 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC addressed by ICC OTP and ICTY / MICT President and Prosecutor

June 10, 2016

ICTY President Carmel Agius and ICTY / MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz address UNSC: Addressing the UN Security Council on 8 June 2016, ICTY President Carmel Agius stated that Serbia violated its cooperation agreement with the… Read More ›