Ivory Coast

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

13 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Burundi parliament votes on withdrawal, Simone Gbago trial resumes and ICC decision on witness testimony

October 13, 2016

Burundi lower house of parliament passes bill to withdraw from ICC: On 12 October 2016, the lower house of Burundi’s parliament voted, by 94 out of 110 members, to support the withdrawal of the country… Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

2 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre ordered to pay compensation, Simone Gbagbo trial delayed, Bosnian man arrest in Brazil for WC

August 2, 2016

Habre ordered to pay compensation to victims of crimes against humanity: On 29 July 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers Court ordered Habré to pay compensation to his victims of crimes against humanity (CAH). Compensations amount reported… Read More ›

Kenyan Deputy President, William Ruto. Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

3 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC rejects Ruto request, El Salvador joins RS, African Court judgments and Mrs Gbagbo denies charges

June 4, 2016

ICC TC rejects Ruto request to investigate OTP; says apply to PTC: An ICC Trial Chamber has rejected the request of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto to initiate an investigation into ICC staff conduct, re-directing… Read More ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: fr.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

31 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Simone Gbagbo’s second CAH trial to begin, Bosnian Serb accused of WC and CAH, and Bashir to travel to Mauritania

June 1, 2016

Second CAH trial against Simone Gbagbo to start on 31 May: The second trial of Simone Gbagbo for war crimes and crimes against humanity began on 31 May 2016 in Abidjan. In March 2015, in… 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 ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

22 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IC dismisses appeal on Mrs Gbagbo domestic trial, Arab League says court should be made to try Israel

April 22, 2016

Ivory Coast Supreme Court dismisses Mrs. Gbagbo’s appeal clearing way for CAH trial: The former first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Simone Gbagbo, will be tried for crimes against humanity before a domestic… Read More ›

ECCC accused, Nuon Chea. Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

18 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba trial judgment expected on 21 March, IC to try Simone Gbagbo for CAH, Nuon Chea and Prosecution expert witness, ECCC funding and US cooperation with the ICC

March 21, 2016

ICC to deliver Bemba trial judgment on 21 March: The ICC’s Trial Chamber III is scheduled to deliver its judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo on Monday, 21 March 2016,… Read More ›

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


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 ›