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17 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba contempt trial on witness payments, ECCC expert evidence, Seselj on the ICTY judgment, UN Commission of Inquiry calls for prosecutions and SCSL convict breaches release conditions

March 18, 2016

ICC Bemba Contempt case examines defence payments to witnesses: In the witness tampering trial of former Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, his former lawyers, and two other associates, the nature and amount of payments made… Read More ›

30 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 30, 2015

ICTY finds Seselj breached provisional release, orders return: On Monday, 30 March 2015, ICTY appeals judges found that Vojislav Seselj breached the terms of his provisional release and ordered the former Serbian leader to return… Read More ›

16 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 17, 2015

Residual Mechanism for SCSL grants conditional early release to Moinina Fonfana: Former Sierra Leonean military leader Moinina Fonfana has been granted conditional early release by the President of the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone.… Read More ›

19 June 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 19, 2014

ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council action in Sudan: ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda briefed the U.N. Security Council this week on Darfur. The Chief Prosecutor expressed concern over the failure to enforce arrest warrants and… Read More ›

5 June 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 5, 2014

Santiago steps down as ICC judge, cites health issues: Judge Miriam Defensor-Santiago is stepping down from the ICC due to health concerns; she announced in a letter addressed to President Sang-Hyun Song this week. Santiago… Read More ›

6 January 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

January 6, 2014

US War Crimes Envoy Stephen Rapp travels to Sri Lanka:  US Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice, Stephen Rapp, will spend five days in Sri Lanka discussing rights and reconciliation following the decades-long separatist war.  Sri… Read More ›

5 December 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

December 6, 2013

U.K. threatens Sri Lanka with international inquiry: The U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, warned Sri Lanka that if it did not investigate allegations of sexual violence committed by government… Read More ›

4 December 2013 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

December 5, 2013

Bensouda says ICC judicial institution only: The ICC will remain free from political interference, says ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. Speaking at the ICC Assembly of States Parties last week, Bensouda said the court is an… Read More ›