Rwanda

European Court of Human Rights.  Photo: flickr.com via Bing (CC).

23 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir seek travel to the US, ECHR suit for MH17 victims, Rwanda and war crimes extradition, and Bosnia war crimes charges

May 24, 2016

Bashir applies for US visa to attend UN GA despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese presidency has reported that President Omar Al-Bashir has applied for a United States visa in order to attend the next… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba.  Photo:  ICC via Flickr.

19 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba sentencing hearing, Simone Gbagbo won’t be transferred, Serbia acquits 10 of hiding Mladic and won’t extradite 3 for Seselj contempt charges; and more

May 20, 2016

  Bemba defense asks for short sentence at ICC sentencing hearing while Prosecution asks for 25 years: Judges at the ICC heard arguments from the prosecution and defense regarding former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba’s sentencing.… Read More ›

Kenyan High Court.  Photo: Ting Chen via Flickr (CC).

21 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Kenyan Government unwilling to transfer 3 to ICC; Kenya calls for ICC withdrawal; and Rwanda concerned over ICTR transfer to France

April 22, 2016

  Kenyan Government set to refuse transfer of 3 to ICC for contempt charges: The Kenyan Government in Nairobi said it will not transfer three people who are wanted by The ICC for contempt charges… Read More ›

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

6 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Palestinian delegation to visit ICC; reaction to Ruto / Sang case termination, Ntaganzwa first appearance

April 7, 2016

Palestinian delegation to travel to the Hague about ICC: A Palestinian committee which will follow up the submission to the ICC on the 2014 conflict met to review the reports about the meetings between its… Read More ›

Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

7 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo / Ble Goude trial resumes, Rwanda withdraws for African Court declaration, Bashir travels to Indonesia

March 8, 2016

Gbagbo and Ble Goude trial resumes on 7 March with 5th Prosecution witness: The trial of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Ble Goude resumed today, 7 March 2016, at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The new week… Read More ›

Photo: Surizar via Flickr (CC).

8 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Transfer of Ntaganza to Rwanda delayed, Guatemala arrests 14 for CAH, Sri Lankan WC investigation to be planned and Ukraine to sue Russia at ICJ

January 8, 2016

Transfer of Ntaganzwa to Rwanda delayed by DRC authorities: The Congolese government has not decided whether it will extradite Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda, yet. Ntaganzwa was arrested on 7 December 2015 in the… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: theguardian.com via Bing.

15 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY AC orders retrial of Stanisic and Simatovic, ICTY issues final judgment, ECCC charges Meas Muth with genocide and more

December 16, 2015

ICTY AC overturns acquittal of Stanisic and Simatovic and order retrial: On Tuesday, 15 December 2015, an Appeals Chamber at the ICTY has ordered two Serbian former security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, to… Read More ›

Zeid Raad al-Hussein. Photo: cronicadearagon.es via Bing (CC).

11 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC told to refer N Korea to ICC, Rwanda ready to try Ntanganzwa and regional government reacts to Bosnian Serb arrests

December 12, 2015

UN High Commissioner for HR tells UNSC to refer N Korea to ICC: UN Human Rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the Security Council at a meeting on Thursday that it is “essential” that the… Read More ›