ICC

ICC Permanent Premise courtroom.  Photo: msafdie.com via Bing.

8 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC rejects request for financial info, and new African Court VP named

September 8, 2016

ICC TC rejects Prosecution request in Bemba contempt case for financial info from Registry: On 7 September 2016, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court rejected the Office of the Prosecutor’s 10th of August… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

7 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen Pre-trial briefs, ECCC defense request docs, and Kosovo Tribunal Prosecutor appointed

September 8, 2016

Pre-trial briefs submitted in Ongwen case: On 6 September the ICC’s Office of the Prosecutor and the Victims (represented by the Common Legal Representative) filed respective pre-trial briefs in accordance with the Trial Chamber IX’s… Read More ›

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

6 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC allows victim participation in Bemba appeal and Ongwen leave to appeal on payments rejected.

September 7, 2016

ICC AC allows victims to participate in Bemba sentencing appeal: On 1 September 2016, the Appeals Chamber (AC) allowed the victims to participate in the appeal proceedings in the Bemba case. The AC granted victims the… Read More ›

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

5 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Israel consents to visit of ICC delegation, Bangladesh hangs former Jamaat Leader prompting rights groups concern, UNSC directs protection force in South Sudan, and South Korea implements legislation to investigate North Korean abuses

September 5, 2016

Israel consents to visit of ICC delegation: On Friday, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Emmanuel Nahshon, told the press that an ICC delegation will be allowed to visit Israel in the context of the Court’s preliminary examination into… Read More ›

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29 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Al-Mahdi judgment on 27 Sept, Colombian tribunal, Iraq war crimes charges, and more

August 29, 2016

Colombian peace agreement includes Peace Tribunal / no amnesty for WC and CAH: On Wednesday, Colombia’s government announced it has secured a ground-breaking peace agreement with the country’s leftist guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of… Read More ›

ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda.  brightsblog.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

23 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor statement on Al-Mahdi trial

August 23, 2016

ICC Prosecutor Bensouda releases statement on start of Al-Mahdi trial: The ICC Prosecutor has released a press statement on the start of the trial explaining Mr Al-Mahdi’s role in the deliberate destruction of historic and… Read More ›

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

22 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty report recounts deaths at Syrian Prisons, UN Mission Report highlights ISIL atrocities, and ICC starts war crimes trial for destruction of cultural heritage in Timbuktu

August 22, 2016

Amnesty Report recounts deaths at Syrian Prisons: A new report by Amnesty International details the systematic use of rape and torture of tens of thousands political prisoners in Syria. The damning report estimates that 17,723 people… Read More ›

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

16 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Al-Mahdi trial open on 22 August, Philippines President accused of CAH

August 16, 2016

  Al-Mahdi trial to open at ICC on 22 August: Mr. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi’s trial for war crimes will start on 22 August 2016 at the ICC before Trial Chamber VIII. On 24… Read More ›