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30 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – IBA report on Libya trial fairness, Lazarevic’s early release, Ongwen charges, Kenya contempt warrants and Franco crimes

December 1, 2015

IBA report concludes that trial of Senussi and Saif severely compromised: In a report released by Dr. Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association (IBA), it was concluded that the trial of 37… Read More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›