ICC

Sudanese President, Omar Al-Bashir.  Photo: he.m.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

6 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC finds SA in non-compliance; no referral

July 11, 2017

ICC TC finds South Africa in non-compliance but will not refer to UNSC / ASP:  On 6 July 2017, the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber issued a unanimous decision on South Africa’s compliance with the Rome Statute… Read More ›

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

5 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba request on assets, head of Syria panel appointed and ICC communication on Mexico

July 6, 2017

Bemba application on frozen assets regarding Art 70 fine: In the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo before the Appeals Chamber of the ICC, the Defence team has submitted an application to lift… Read More ›

Auschwitz, Poland.  Photo: MrJamesAckerley via Flickr (CC).

3 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC decision on Bemba appeal on reparations experts, ICC Judges at Auschwitz and evidence of UK war crimes in Afghanistan

July 3, 2017

ICC TC rejects Bemba request for leave to appeal decision on reparations experts: On 29 June 2017, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court rejected Bemba’s request for leave to appeal the Trial Chamber’s… Read More ›

Augustine Ngirabatware.  Photo: presstv.com via Bing.

21 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT grants review of Ngirabatware conviction; Chea closing arguments; submissions on reparations in Al-Mahdi case, and conviction of MICT judge in Turkey

June 22, 2017

MICT grants review of conviction of Ngirabatware before ICTR: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has granted a request for review of the ICTR judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Augustin… Read More ›

Former Romanian President, Ion Iliescu.  Photo: octavpelin.wordpress.com via Bing (CC).

20 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC juris over WC of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers and Romanian ex-Pres charged with CAH

June 20, 2017

ICC AC confirms jurisdiction for war crimes of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers in Ntaganda trial: On 15 June 2017, the ICC Appeals Chamber unanimously rejected Ntaganda appeal against the decision of Trial… Read More ›

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

19 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP statement on Gaddafi and Al-Tuhamy, ICC decision on SA and Bashir, and ECCC Pros call for life for Samphan and Chea

June 20, 2017

OTP says Gaddafi son, Saif, and Al-Tuhamy must be transferred to ICC:  In a statement issued on 14 July 2017, the ICC Office of the Prosecutor called for the immediate arrest and transfer to The… Read More ›

ICC Accused, Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: heconversation.com via Bing (CC).

14 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda testifies, Bemba appeals reparations experts, and Bensouda to UNSC on Darfur

June 14, 2017

Ntaganda testifies at ICC: Defendant Bosco Ntaganda took the stand today, 14 June 2017, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda ongoing at the ICC. In advance of his client’s testimony, defense lawyer… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: balkaninsight.com via Bing.

1 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stanisic & Simatovic to surrender and start retrial, not guilty plea at EULEX trial, OHCHR report on CAH in CAR, extradition for charge on killings in Ukraine, and Saif Gaddafi’s continued detention

June 1, 2017

Stanisic and Simatovic ordered to Hague detention unit by 30 May for 13 June retrial start: The ICTY has ordered former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic to surrender to the UN detention unit… Read More ›