News about the Courts

Augustine Ngirabatware.  Photo: via Bing.

21 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT grants review of Ngirabatware conviction; Chea closing arguments; submissions on reparations in Al-Mahdi case, and conviction of MICT judge in Turkey

June 22, 2017

MICT grants review of conviction of Ngirabatware before ICTR: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has granted a request for review of the ICTR judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Augustin… Read More ›

Former Romanian President, Ion Iliescu.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

20 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC juris over WC of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers and Romanian ex-Pres charged with CAH

June 20, 2017

ICC AC confirms jurisdiction for war crimes of rape / sexual slavery of child soldiers in Ntaganda trial: On 15 June 2017, the ICC Appeals Chamber unanimously rejected Ntaganda appeal against the decision of Trial… Read More ›

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

19 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP statement on Gaddafi and Al-Tuhamy, ICC decision on SA and Bashir, and ECCC Pros call for life for Samphan and Chea

June 20, 2017

OTP says Gaddafi son, Saif, and Al-Tuhamy must be transferred to ICC:  In a statement issued on 14 July 2017, the ICC Office of the Prosecutor called for the immediate arrest and transfer to The… Read More ›

ICC Accused, Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

14 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda testifies, Bemba appeals reparations experts, and Bensouda to UNSC on Darfur

June 14, 2017

Ntaganda testifies at ICC: Defendant Bosco Ntaganda took the stand today, 14 June 2017, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda ongoing at the ICC. In advance of his client’s testimony, defense lawyer… Read More ›

Acquitted ICTY Accused, Ramush Haradinaj.  Photo: via Bing (CC).


June 14, 2017

Stanisic and Simatovic retrial begins: The retrial of Mr. Stanisic, former chief of the Serbian State Security Service and his assistant, Mr. Simatovic started on 13 June 2017 before the Trial Chamber of the MICT.… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

8 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURT – ICTY and MICT Prosecutor and President address UNSC, and ECCC makes decision on Case 002/02 extension

June 8, 2017

ICTY and MICT Prosecutor Brammertz addresses UNSC: On 7 June, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) addressed the United Nations… Read More ›

Former Liberian President, Chalres Taylor.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

6 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Charles Taylor ex-wife charged with torture

June 7, 2017

Ex-wife of Charles Taylor arrested in London for torture allegations in Liberia: Former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s ex-wife, Agnes Reeves, was charged with torture in UK domestic Court. She was arrested on 1 June 2017… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: via Bing.

1 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Stanisic & Simatovic to surrender and start retrial, not guilty plea at EULEX trial, OHCHR report on CAH in CAR, extradition for charge on killings in Ukraine, and Saif Gaddafi’s continued detention

June 1, 2017

Stanisic and Simatovic ordered to Hague detention unit by 30 May for 13 June retrial start: The ICTY has ordered former Serbian state security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic to surrender to the UN detention unit… Read More ›