ICJ

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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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10 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

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 ›

5 June 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 5, 2014

Santiago steps down as ICC judge, cites health issues: Judge Miriam Defensor-Santiago is stepping down from the ICC due to health concerns; she announced in a letter addressed to President Sang-Hyun Song this week. Santiago… Read More ›

7 April 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 7, 2014

French delegates suggest intent to refer Syria to ICC:  France is currently seeking to propose a Security Council resolution that would refer Syria to the ICC for the prosecution of war crimes.  Russia stands as… Read More ›

3 April 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 3, 2014

Prime Minister Shinzo: Japan will abide by ICJ ban on Antarctic whale hunt: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed disappointment in the ICJ’s 31 March 2014, decision banning the country’s whaling program in the Antarctic… Read More ›