Kenya

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31 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 31, 2015

Spain arrests American-Belgian businessman on charges of enslavement and pillaging ‘blood diamond’:  Michael Desaedeleer was arrested by Spanish authorities at Malaga airport in Spain on Friday, 28 August 2015. The National Court spokesman said Desaedeleer… Read More ›

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26 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 27, 2015

UNESCO calls recent destruction of Syrian cultural ruins “war crimes”: Irina Bokova, Director-General of United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, called the Sunday, 23 August 2015, destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshamin in… Read More ›

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

20 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 21, 2015

ICC TC in Ruto case allows admission of recanted witnesses previous statements: Yesterday, 19 August 2015, ICC trial judges allowed the prosecution’s request for admission of recanted witness statements as evidence against Deputy President William Ruto.… Read More ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

13 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 14, 2015

Mladic’s wife testifies to Gen. Mladic’s alibi during Srebrenica:  Bosilijka Mladic, the wife of former Bosnian-Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, testified at her husband’s war crimes trial at The Hague yesterday, 12 August 2015. She… Read More ›

Guantanamo Bay.  Photo: Aslan Media via Flickr (CC).

10 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 10, 2015

Kosovo passes laws to establish war crimes tribunal: Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court to assist with filing indictments against top wartime leaders and current politicians. The overnight vote,… Read More ›

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

2 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

ECCC Appeals hearings begin for Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan: Two former Khmer Rouge leaders, Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, began appeal hearings today against their convictions for crimes against humanity last year in which they… Read More ›

15 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 16, 2015

ICC indicted Bashir leaves SA after judge order conditional restriction on exit: After a South African judge provisionally ordered that President Omar al-Bashir not leave the country due to the outstanding International Criminal Court (ICC)… Read More ›

8 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 8, 2015

Kenya TC says decision on admissibility of statements from recanted witnesses by July: During a status conference held on Friday 5 June 2015 before Trial Chamber V (a), Presiding Judge Childe Eboe-Osuji said the court will… Read More ›