Other domestic courts

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 ›

Thomas Lubanga.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

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 ›

UN Secretery General, Antonio Guterres.  Photo: semiodata.fr via Bing.

16 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bensouda to visit Colombia, Ukraine gives WCs evidence to OTP, MICT on communications with DU, and possible WCs at Mali peacekeeping HQ

August 17, 2017

  Bensouda to visit Colombia about war crimes investigations: ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will visit Colombia in September to gather information regarding the status of domestic-level war crime investigations concerning some of Colombia’s top… Read More ›

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11 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Colombian war crimes files and Kosovo court alleges war crimes

August 14, 2017

Colombia’s post-conflict justice mechanism receives war crimes files: On 8 August 2017, Colombia’s transitional justice body announced the receipt of12,000 case files for alleged war criminals stemming from the decades long civil war between the… Read More ›

Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.  Photo: mintpressnews.com via Bing (CC).

9 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Myanmar Gov Inquiry finds no CAH, MICT allows Stanisic to attend on webcast, and Germany charges Syrian man with WC

August 10, 2017

Commission of Inquiry by the Myanmar government finds no CAH during violence in Rakhine: Myanmar Vice President Myint Swe announced on 6 August 2017 that an inquiry conducted by the government’s ‘Rakhine Investigative Commission’ into violence… Read More ›

Leopold Munyakazi.  Photo: anngarrison.com via Bing.

31 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Munyakazi given life in Rwanda for genocide, and UK High Court rejects extradition of 5 to Rwanda for fear of unfair trial

August 1, 2017

Leopold Munyakazi convicted in Rwanda of genocide; given life: On 14 July 2017, Leopold Munyakazi was sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of genocide by the Intermediate Court of Muhanga. He had found asylum… Read More ›