ICT of Bangladesh

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

10 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Simone Gbagbo domestic trial, attacks on civilians in Syria, ECCC judgement delay and HRW on Bangladesh

May 11, 2016

Domestic trial of former Ivory Coast First Lady Simone Gbagbo begins: On Monday, 9 May 2016 the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo started in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo is being tried for crimes allegedly… Read More ›

Special Tribunal For Lebanon.  Photo: STL via Flickr (CC).

6 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL Contempt case closing arguments schedules and Bangladesh SC rejects final defense appeal

May 6, 2016

STL schedules closing arguments for contempt case: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon has scheduled the closing arguments in contempt case STL 14-06 against Al Akhbar newspaper and Mr Ibrahim Al Amin for 10:00 CET on… Read More ›

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29 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Nizami requests death sent. review; ICT-1 accepts charges against two, UNICEF report Children in Yemen

March 30, 2016

Former Al-Badr Commander, Nizami, requests review of death sentence: Tuesday, 29 March 2016 former Al-Badr Commander, Motiur Rahman Nizami submitted a document to seek review of his death sentence for war crimes committed during Bangladesh’s… Read More ›

ECCC accused; Nuon Chea.  Photo: commons.wikimedia.org via Bing (CC).

19 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Nuon Chea defense boycott, ICC ASP annual report, Mladic defense witness and Bangladesh WC’s appeal

November 19, 2015

Nuon Chea instucts defense against court appearance;reads statement to court: On Tuesday 17 November, lawyers representing ECCC accused Nuon Chea were instructed not to participate in the Court’s appeals hearing before the Supreme Court Chamber.  … Read More ›

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com via Bing (CC).

9 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 10, 2015

HRW says government militia group committed Darfur torture, killings, rape: In a report released Wednesday, 9 September, Human Rights Watch is urging Sudan to stop attacks against civilians by the government-backed militia Rapid Support Forces… Read More ›

Kenyan High Court.  Photo: Ting Chen via Flickr (CC).


July 18, 2015

Bensouda refuses to appear before Kenyan court: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda refused to appear before the Kenyan High Court after receiving a summons in a case aimed at revealing a list believed to have the… Read More ›

ICC Building. Photo: ekenitr via Flickr (CC)


July 15, 2015

Judge Raul Pangalangan sworn in at ICC: Raul Cano Pangalangan from the Philippines was sworn as the new judge of the ICC in at a ceremony held at the ICC on Monday 13 July 2015. Mr.… Read More ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).


July 7, 2015

UN HR Council votes to adopt report on Israel / Gaza conflict: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt the report on last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict on Friday 3 July 2015. The resolution… Read More ›