Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: 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 ›

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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 ›

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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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6 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC dismisses OTP Flotilla appeal, Bensouda addresses UNSC on Libya, ECCC Case 02 criticism and more

November 7, 2015

ICC AC dismisses OTP appeal concerning reconsideration of its decision not to investigate crimes committed against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Friday 7 November 2015 the Appeals Chamber of the ICC decided in a majority decision… Read More ›

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16 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 16, 2015

Former ICC accused, Al-Senussi, named as Lockerbie suspect: On Thursday, 15 October 2015 Scottish prosecutors said they had identified two new Libyan suspects in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over the Scottish… Read More ›

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


August 5, 2015

President Bashir plans to travel to New York to address the UNGA: Sudanese President Hassan al-Bashir is planning on traveling to New York in September to speak at the United Nations, despite being indicted by… Read More ›

Armed pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine walk past next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: EPA/ANASTASIA  VLASOVA via Bing (CC).


July 30, 2015

Doctors without Borders cites ongoing crimes and lack of resources in Yemen: On 29 July 2015, the humanitarian organization Doctors without Borders reported on the continuing war crimes being committed in Yemen and its severe… Read More ›

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July 29, 2015

ICC accuseds Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi sentenced to death in Libya: Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in Tripoli nine senior members of the Qaddafi regime were sentenced to death in domestic proceedings that occurred… Read More ›