Ivory Coast

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

5 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 6, 2015

Ivory Coast Court sentences former members of Gbagbo detail for PEV crimes: The bodyguard for former President Laurent Gbagbo’s wife has been convicted and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Ivory Coast military court… Read More ›

Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan.  Photo: GovernmentZA via Flickr (CC).

4 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 5, 2015

President Bashir plans to travel to New York to address the UNGA: Sudanese President Hassan al-Bashir is planning on traveling to New York in September to speak at the United Nations, despite being indicted by… Read More ›

Rios Montt trial in Guatemala City, Guatemala. May 9, 2013.  Photo: coolloud via Flickr (CC).

8 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 9, 2015

International judge at ECCC resigns: Mark Harmon, an ECCC international judge, resigned from the Extraordinary Chambers for personal reasons yesterday, Tuesday, 7 July 2015.  Harmon, from the United States, recently issued an arrest warrant for… Read More ›

7 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 7, 2015

Ivory Coast reiterates plans to pay victims of PEV Ivory Coast Government Authorities announced that they would pay victims of the 2010-2011 post-election violence, following an announcement by President Alassane Ouattara in December of the victims’… Read More ›

10 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 10, 2015

Simone Gbagbo sentenced to twenty years for Cote d’Ivoire violence: A court in the Ivory Coast has sentenced Simone Gbagbo, former first lady of the Ivory Coast, to twenty years in prison for her involvement… Read More ›

24 February 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

February 25, 2015

Mrs. Gbagbo appears before national trial and denies wrongdoing: Simone Gbagbo presented evidence for the first time in her trial in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo denies all wrongdoing in her alleged role in inciting post election… Read More ›

11 December 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

December 12, 2014

ICC confirms charges against Blé Goudé: ICC Pre-Trial Chamber I confirmed charges of crimes against humanity against former Ivorian political leader Charles Blé Goudé today, 11 December 2014. The Chamber determined that substantial grounds existed… Read More ›

6 November 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

November 6, 2014

Bensouda finds war crimes committed by Israeli on Mavi Marmara but closes investigation: The ICC closed its preliminary examination into the “31 May 2010, Israeli raid on the Humanitarian Aid Flotilla bound for [the] Gaza… Read More ›