Libya

Ljubomir Borovcanin.  Photo: en.rfi.fr via Bing.

3 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Borovcanin early release, UNSMIL warns of WC and CAH and Serbia rejects ICTY request

August 4, 2016

Borovcanin released from prison after 2/3 of ICTY sentence served for Srebrenica: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals has confirmed that ex-Deputy Commander of the Serb Bosnian police Ljubomir Borovcanin has been released from… Read More ›

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11 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Syria sued for war crimes in US Fed Crt, Srebrenica victims honored and further news on pardon of Saif

July 11, 2016

Family of Journalist killed in Syria sues Syrian Gov in US Federal Court for War Crimes: On Saturday, relatives of Marie Colvin, the American war reporter who died in an artillery barrage in Syria in… Read More ›

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo: scrapetv.com via Bing (CC).

8 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Conflicting reports on Saif’s release, French court sentences Rwandan mayors, OTP cooperation on missing persons, and Sri Lanka accountability

July 9, 2016

Conflicting reports on release of Saif Gaddafi from Libyan detention: Lawyers for Muammar Gaddafi’s son and presumed successor, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, have announced to French news outlets that Saif Gaddafi was released from imprisonment on… Read More ›

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo:  telegraph.co.uk via Bing (CC).

30 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – AC Judgment for Stanisic and Zupljanin, Gaddafi request to ICC, ECCC testimony on purges, and more

July 4, 2016

ICTY AC affirms TC Judgment against Stanisic and Župljanin: On 30 June 2016, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia affirmed the convictions of Mićo Stanišić, former Minister of the… Read More ›

ICC Permanent Premises, The Hague.  Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

20 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty critique of ICC on Libya, and Bensouda warns Kenya of PEV crimes

June 22, 2016

Amnesty criticises ICC for failure to investigate and prosecute crimes in Libya: On 17 June, Amnesty International released a statement condemning the killing of 12 Qaddafi-era soldiers, whose bodies were found after the Libyan Supreme… Read More ›

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

June 8, 2016

Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH: Pointing out the magnitude of mass disappearances and extrajudicial killings rife during the country’s decade-long drug war, the Open Society Justice published a report… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

25 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba contempt closing arguments and evidence decision, and UNSMIL at ICC on Libya trial

May 25, 2016

Closing arguments for Bemba contempt case start on 31 May while TC decides on evidence appeal: As announced by Trial Chamber VII on 29 April 2016, closing oral statements in the Bemba, Kilolo et al.… Read More ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

25 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – War crimes in Libya and the ICC, Serbia cooperation on witness intimidation, ICC Preliminary Examination on Israel / Palestine and ECCC submissions

February 26, 2016

  UN reports says war crimes by all sides in Libya should be brought to ICC: A report issued by the United Nations says that war crimes and other human rights abuses have been committed… Read More ›