Ivory Coast

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

20 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC to review Gbagbo detention, ICC Regulations amended and witness testifies on Ongwen’s orders

July 20, 2017

ICC AC reverses decision of TC and orders review of Gbagbo detention: On 19 July 2017, the Appeals Chamber of the ICC reversed the decision of Trial Chamber I on the detention of former Ivory Coast… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims.  Photos:  islaminaustralia.com via Bing.

17 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – date set for Gbagbo detention decision and Rohingya Muslims have access to media

July 17, 2017

ICC Appeals Chamber set date to deliver judgment on Gbagbo’s continued detention: The ICC Appeals Chamber will deliver its judgement on the Defence appeal against the “Decision on Mr Gbagbo’s Detention” in a public hearing… Read More ›

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28 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Spanish investigation into Syrian crimes, Bashir to attend Arab League summit and Cambodia / UN on ECCC funding

March 29, 2017

Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and CAH: A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes… Read More ›

ICC Assembly of States Parties.  Photo: Coalition for the ICC via Flickr (CC).

25 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC withdrawals, Lubanga reparations plan approved, and Simone Gbagbo’s domestic trial

October 26, 2016

ASP President, Sidiki Kaba, expresses regret on ICC withdrawals: Following the South African (SA) government announcement on 21 October 2016 that it notified the UN Secretary General that the country will be withdrawing from the… Read More ›

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 ›