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

19 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda case on prior recorded testimony, Tunisia to allow individuals direct access to African Court, Un WC Commission files to be made public, and decision on ICJ Ukraine v. Russia provisional measures expected

April 19, 2017

  ICC TC rejects Ntaganda defence leave to appeal on admission of prior recorded testimony: In the case of The Prosecutor V. Bosco Ntaganda, Trial Chamber VI has rejected the Defence team’s request for leave… Read More ›

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13 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir; ICJ rejects Serbia request to revise decision over disputed Sarajevo Representative; Former N. Korean Investigative Lead urges HR Council to pursue case for CAH; UN HR Lead says Rohingya targeted by Myanmar Military, amounting to CAH

March 13, 2017

ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir: Officials from South Africa have been asked to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7 2017, in connection with the country’s failure… Read More ›

International Court of Justice. Photo: Frans Berkelaar via Flickr (CC)

22 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – SA withdrawal from ICC unconstitutional, and Bosnia intends to appeal ICJ genocide judgment

February 22, 2017

SA High Court finds decision to withdraw from ICC “unconsitutional and invalid”: In the case brought by the opposition Democratic Alliance, the High Court of South Africa has ruled that the government’s withdrawal from the… Read More ›

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8 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Transfer of Ntaganza to Rwanda delayed, Guatemala arrests 14 for CAH, Sri Lankan WC investigation to be planned and Ukraine to sue Russia at ICJ

January 8, 2016

Transfer of Ntaganzwa to Rwanda delayed by DRC authorities: The Congolese government has not decided whether it will extradite Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda, yet. Ntaganzwa was arrested on 7 December 2015 in the… Read More ›

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July 12, 2015

Spanish judge opens CAH investigation against Basque separatist group, ETA: A Spanish judge opened a crimes against humanity investigation against Basque separatist group ETA after a complaint was filed by a number of victims’ associations.… Read More ›

2 February 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

February 2, 2015

ICC Judges asked to review decision of Prosecutor not to investigate crimes on Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Lawyers for the Comoros filed an application asking the ICC judges to review the decision of ICC Chief Prosecutor… Read More ›

9 December 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

December 9, 2014

ICC Prosecutor outlines new policy against gender-based violence: Prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, recently launched the Court’s new policy related to Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes.  Bensouda assured those present at her speech at the UN… Read More ›

2014 August 11 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 12, 2014

HRW issues report on South Sudan crimes: According to HRW, extraordinary acts of cruelty that amount to war crimes in South Sudan have been committed since fighting began in December of 2013.  Government and opposition… Read More ›