Other domestic courts

Aleppo.  Photo: english.al-akhbar.com via Bing (CC).

17 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – new UN investigation into Syria, and Swedish court give life sentence for Syrian crimes

February 17, 2017

UN setting up new unit to investigate crimes in Syria:  A new investigative unit will be established by the UN to “analyse information, organise and prepare files on the worst abuses that amount to international… Read More ›

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9 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Amnesty report on Syria hangings alleges CAH / WC, 19 judges appointed to Kosovo Tribunal, possible CAH against Rohingya and Sri Lanka seeks more time for WC probe

February 10, 2017

Amnesty report on 13,000 hanged in Syrian prison says CAH and WC committed:  A report released by Amnesty International on 7 February documented the execution of as many as 13,000 prisoners in mass hanging by… Read More ›

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3 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – complaint alleged Dutch bank’s complicity in Mexican CAH

February 3, 2017

Complaint with NL Public Pros filed against Rabobank for complicity in Mexican CAH: A complaint has been submitted to the public prosecutor in The Netherlands on behalf of Mexican human rights NGO, SMX Collective seeking to… Read More ›

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

1 February 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT orders release of Turkish judge, Serbian NGO on killings in Kosovo war, Amnesty report on Philippines and CAH, and Bosnian Serb indicted in Sarajevo for prisoner killings

February 1, 2017

MICT orders Turkey to release judge by 14 February: The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has ordered Turkey to release MICT Judge Aydin Sefa Akay, whose ongoing detention in Turkey has frozen an appeals… Read More ›

Azimjan Askarov.  Photo: kloop.kg via Bing (CC).

25 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – LRA radio signaller evidence against Ongwen, submissions on reparations in Al-Mahdi case and Kyrgyzstan decision on life sentence of HR defender

January 25, 2017

ICC hears evidence from LRA radio signaller in Pros case against Ongwen: On 23rd January 2017 a former radio-signaller for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) delivered witness testimony in the case of The Prosecutor v… Read More ›

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

13 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC decision on Ongwen medical exam, and Haradinaj released in France

January 16, 2017

ICC TC rejects Ongwen leave to appeal on Medical exam: On 12 December,  Trial Chamber IX of the ICC in the case of The Prosecutor v. Dominic Ongwen rejected accused, Dominic Ongwen’s leave to appeal on… Read More ›

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

11 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Haradinaj to appear in French court, Amnesty calls for CAR justice reform, ECCC expert testimony on human remains, investigation on Meas Muth finished, and EU fundings for African HRs

January 12, 2017

Haradinaj to appear in French court on Thursday on Serbian extradition request: Kosovo’s former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj is due to appear before a French court on Thursday 12th January to appeal his ongoing detention… Read More ›

ICC accused, Dominic Ongwen.  Photo: International Criminal Court via Flickr.

4 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC TC rejects Ongwen appeal on understanding charges, Germany charges on Syria executions, and request renewed for extraditions to Rwanda

January 4, 2017

ICC Trial Chamber rejects Ongwen leave to appeal oral decision on understanding charges: Trial Chamber IX has rejected the Defence’s request for leave to appeal the Chamber’s previous decision on Ongwen’s understanding of the nature… Read More ›