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Rwanda Genocide 1994.  Photo: rwanda-genocide.wikispaces.com via Bing (CC).

14 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Report on French role in Rwanda genocide

December 14, 2017

‘Muse Report’ finds French official complicit in 1994 Rwandan genocide: On 13 December 2017, a report commissioned by the Government of Rwanda was released which found that French official were complicit in the 1994 Rwandan… Read More ›

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28 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC AC issues questions for Bemba appeals hearing and Canadian suit on human rights violations in Eritrea to go forward

November 28, 2017

Appeals Chamber in Bemba appeal issues questions for hearing in January:  On 27 November 2017, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court made an order in relation to the conduct of the appeals of… Read More ›

ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda.  Photo: coalitionfortheicc.org via Bing.

8 November 2017 – NEW ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC / UNESCO cooperation on cultural heritage, life request in Ethiopia WC case and crim complaint in Germany on Syria

November 9, 2017

ICC and UNESCO memorialize intent on cooperation for protecting cultural heritage: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova have signed a Letter of Intent to formalize and enhance collaboration in the field… Read More ›

25 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Int’l Law Comm review of CAH, Dutch trial on Ethiopian war crimes, deliberate famine as a WC and Conference on asset recovery

25 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Int’l Law Comm review of CAH, Dutch trial on Ethiopian war crimes, deliberate famine as a WC and Conference on asset recovery

October 26, 2017

International Law Commission reviews drafts of CAH and application of treaties: The Sixth Committee (responsible for legal issues) of the UN General Assembly has begun its comprehensive consideration of the International Law Commission’s report on… Read More ›

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

3 October 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW report details domestic proceedings on Syrian crimes

October 3, 2017

HRW releases report on domestic trials and investigations on crimes in Syria: On 2 October 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a 66-page report detailing the various domestic measures in several European countries to address… Read More ›

Former South Korean President Park Geun Hye.  Photo:   koreaboo.com via Bing.

23 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN WGAD petitioned about former President Park’s detention

September 23, 2017

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention receives communication on detention of former South Korean President Park’s treatment in detention:  On 15 August 2017, an urgent Communication was submitted to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary… Read More ›

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18 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC judicial candidates at panel discussion and Argentina gives sentences for CAH during ‘Dirty War’

September 19, 2017

CICC hosts panel discussion for ICC judicial candidates in The Hague:   On 18 September 2017, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court held panel discussions with the candidates in the upcoming ICC judicial elections.… Read More ›

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13 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC receives observations on reduction to Lubanga’s sentence and UK police to probe UAE torture

September 13, 2017

ICC to receive observations from DRC government on Art 110 reduction of Lubanga sentence: The Registry of the ICC has reported to the three appointed judges of the court’s Appeals Chambers that the government of… Read More ›