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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 November 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 ›

ECCC. Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr.

3 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC testimony on purges, probe into French military during in Rwanda genocide and Mladic closing statements

December 5, 2016

ECCC hears testimony on motives for purges: On Friday 2 December 2016, witness Sing Oeng gave testimony before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in the trial against accuseds Khieu Samphan and… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: Yasin Onat via Flickr (CC).

19 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir and Russia, Mavi Marmara victims fear case dismissal, Croatia indicts Djukic

October 20, 2016

Bashir to visit Russia despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that President Omar Al-Bashir will travel to Russia to discuss mutual cooperation and coordination in international forums; the two… Read More ›

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 ›