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20 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kenya’s ASP proposals, Paris and CAHs, and visit and resolution on N Korea

November 20, 2015

ASP puts Kenya’s proposals on the agenda: The ASP put Kenya’s proposals on the agenda at this week’s meeting in The Hague. Kenya asked the Assembly of State Parties to address the use of recanted… Read More ›

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

18 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – 3 arrested in Bosnia, Finland arrests Iraqi, ICTR archives, ECCC pledge, Yemen aid and ICC judicial independence

November 19, 2015

Three arrested in Bosnia for war crimes: On Tuesday, 17 November, Bosnian authorities arrested three persons suspected of war crimes committed during the 1992-95 Bosnian war.  Specifically, police commissioner Esef Huric, lawyer Ibro Merkez and… Read More ›

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

17 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga sentence, OTP strategic plan, Ongwen confirmation, ICC ASP and ECCC appeals hearings

November 18, 2015

Kenya and AU set to push for review of witness and evidence rules; Prosecutor, Registrar and President warn of judicial independence: Kenya, with the backing of the AU is pushing for an independent review of… Read More ›

William Ruto.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

5 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto requests hearing absence and Bosnia arrests war crimes suspect

November 5, 2015

Bosnia arrests Mensur Djakic for war crimes: Police in the Brcko District in Bosnia have arrested the former military commander Mensur Djakic, today, on allegations that he committed war crimes in 1992 against Serb prisoners.… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

27 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto no case to answer motion, decision on Gbagbo venue request, Mladic and ECCC testimony and more

October 28, 2015

ICC TC denies Gbagbo request to hold trial in Abidjan: On Monday, 26 October 2015 the ICC Trial Chamber denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan… Read More ›

Opening statement in the contempt case against Al Jadeed S.A.L./NEW T.V. S.A.L (N.T.V) & Ms Karma Mohamed Tahsin Al Khayat - STL-14-05 - Defence team. Photo: Special Tribunal for Lebanon via Flickr (CC).

23 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 24, 2015

Karma al-Khayat appeals STL contempt verdict: On Wednesday, 21 October 2015, the defense team of Al-Jadeed executive, Karma al-Khayat, filed an appeal against the conviction by the STL for contempt of court. In the appeal… Read More ›

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

15 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 16, 2015

ICC gives SA more time to respond over Bashir visit: Yesterday, 15 October 2015, The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague said that it is giving South Africa (SA) more time to explain why… Read More ›

Bashar al Assad.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

1 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 2, 2015

France initiates CAH investigation of Assad: On Wednesday, 30 September 2015, the Paris prosecutor’s office said that France is investigating Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, over alleged crimes against humanity. An official at the prosecutor’s office… Read More ›