Other domestic courts

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

12 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Investigation into ICC related threats, and deportation for Guatemalan civil war crimes

August 12, 2016

Dutch investigation into threats against activist over ICC Palestine submission: Dutch authorities have launched an investigation into numerous death threats received by Nada Kiswanson, a legal researcher at Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq, following her… Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

2 August 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre ordered to pay compensation, Simone Gbagbo trial delayed, Bosnian man arrest in Brazil for WC

August 2, 2016

Habre ordered to pay compensation to victims of crimes against humanity: On 29 July 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers Court ordered Habré to pay compensation to his victims of crimes against humanity (CAH). Compensations amount reported… Read More ›

El Salvador civil war. Photo: morallowground.com via Bing (CC).

15 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – El Salvador strikes amnesty law

July 15, 2016

El Salvador Supreme Court finds amnesty law from civil war unconstitutional: El Salvador’s Supreme Court has declared that aspects of the amnesty law which contributed to the country’s 1993 peace accords are in violation of… 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 ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: fr.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

31 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Simone Gbagbo’s second CAH trial to begin, Bosnian Serb accused of WC and CAH, and Bashir to travel to Mauritania

June 1, 2016

Second CAH trial against Simone Gbagbo to start on 31 May: The second trial of Simone Gbagbo for war crimes and crimes against humanity began on 31 May 2016 in Abidjan. In March 2015, in… Read More ›

Hissene Habre. Photo: The Guardian: Ibrahima Ndiaye/AP via Bing (CC).

30 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Habre sentenced to life for WC, CAH and torture, ICC rejects investigation into Bangladesh, former ICTY accused questioned and more

May 31, 2016

Hisséne Habrè found guilty of war crimes, CAH and Torture, sentenced to life in prison: On 30 May 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in Dakar sentenced former Chadian leader Hisséne Habrè to life imprisonment.… Read More ›

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

11 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ivory Coast says Mrs Gbagbo trial fair, Nizami executed in Bangladesh, and call to stop war crimes in Syria

May 11, 2016

Ivory Coast say trial of Mrs Gbagbo fair as Amnesty calls for her surrender to the ICC: Abidjan prosecutor, Aly Yeo said in a statement that Simone Gbagbo would receive a fair trial, stating that… Read More ›