ICT of Bangladesh

Khieu Samphan.  Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

18 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC defence says Samphan not responsible, and ADC-ICTY calls for release of Bangladesh tribunal defence team member

August 18, 2016

Samphan defence says ECCC Prosecution failed to establish individual criminal responsibility in Case 002/02: On 16 August 2016, Anita Guisse, defence for Khieu Samphan, argued before the ECCC that the prosecution in Case 002/02 has… Read More ›

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al-  Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the  court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al- Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

July 20, 2016

  Botswana defends ICC as Al-Bashir travels to Rwanda: While members of the Rome Statute shall honor warrants issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC), so far six African members refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar… Read More ›

Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

18 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to AU Summit and ICT Bangladesh issues sentences for 8

July 19, 2016

Bashir travels to Rwanda for summit with assurance of no ICC warrant arrest: On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir travelled to Rwanda to attend the 27th African Union Summit in Kigali, in defiance of two ICC… Read More ›

Bangladesh Supreme Court.  Photo: geolocation.ws via Bing (CC).

14 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Croatian WC trial and judgments expected in Bangladesh

July 15, 2016

Serbian paramilitary commander pleads not guilty in Croatian WC trial: On 13 July 2016, 61-year-old Dragan Wasiljkovic, also known as Daniel Sneddon, plead not guilty to the allegation that he committed ‘war crimes’ during the… Read More ›

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

June 8, 2016

Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH: Pointing out the magnitude of mass disappearances and extrajudicial killings rife during the country’s decade-long drug war, the Open Society Justice published a report… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Radovan Karadzic.  Photo: diggita.it via Bing (CC).

1 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Trial dates for Ongwen and Al-Mahdi, provisional release rejected for Karadzic and death and life sentences at ICT Bangladesh

June 1, 2016

Trial dates set in Ongwen and Al-Mahdi ICC cases: Trial Chamber IX of the ICC has set the date for the commencement of the trial in the case of The Prosecutor v Dominic Ongwen as… Read More ›

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 ›