Other domestic courts

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 ›

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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 ›

Armed pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine walk past next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: EPA/ANASTASIA  VLASOVA via Bing (CC).

10 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MH17 prosecution in NL and SA position on ICC Bashir decision

July 11, 2017

Dutch FM announces intention for prosecutions over MH17 before Dutch courts: On 5 July 2017, the Dutch Foreign Ministry announced that the downing of flight MH17 in 2014 will be prosecuted in the Netherlands in respect… Read More ›

Khieu Samphan.  Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

28 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC closing remarks from accused, and UN on dropping CAH charges against DRC accuseds

June 29, 2017

ECCC accused, Samphan, gives closing remarks; Chea does not attend: In Case 002/02 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan drawing to a close at the ECCC, former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan delivered… Read More ›

Augustine Ngirabatware.  Photo: presstv.com via Bing.

21 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – MICT grants review of Ngirabatware conviction; Chea closing arguments; submissions on reparations in Al-Mahdi case, and conviction of MICT judge in Turkey

June 22, 2017

MICT grants review of conviction of Ngirabatware before ICTR: The UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) has granted a request for review of the ICTR judgment in the case of The Prosecutor v. Augustin… Read More ›

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3 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC closing statements in Case 002/02 shortened, arrest in Poland on Ukrainian crimes, IIIM to start work on Syrian crimes soon, Ugandan Gov lobbies on African Court direct access

May 3, 2017

ECCC trial reduced time for closing arguments in Case 002/02: In response to a request from the Prosecution in ECCC case 002/2 against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan for crimes against humanity and genocide, the… Read More ›