South Sudan

South Sudan Rebels loyal to Riek Machar in Lankien, South Sudan, Jan 23, 2014. Photo: Jerome Starkey via Flickr (CC).

24 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 24, 2015

South Sudan says HRW report does not reflect reality on ground: South Sudan’s government rejected a recent report by Human Rights Watch that accuses government troops and allied militia from the Bul Nuer of committing… Read More ›

Juba, South Sudan.  Photo: Steve Evans via Flickr (CC).

23 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 23, 2015

HRW report says S. Sudan troops committed war crimes against civilians:  On Wednesday 22 July 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report finding that crimes were committed by the S. Sudanese army and its allies. Potentially… Read More ›

Outside the ICC Building.  Photo: Alkan Boudewijn de Beaumont Chaglar via Flickr (CC)

22 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 22, 2015

HRW releases report detailing S. Sudan Government offensive and resulting human rights violations: On 21 July 2015, Human Rights Watch released a 42-page report finding South Sudanese government forces deliberately committed war crimes against civilians… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

6 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

ICTY hears appeal in Stanišić & Simatović case:  Hague Prosecution requested the Appeals Chamber to revise the verdict acquitting Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović of all charges. Prosecutor Michelle Jarvis is alleging that the Trial… Read More ›

Humanitarian needs still run high in Darfur, while agencies lack independent access. Photo: EU/ECHO via Flickr (CC)

1 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 6, 2015

ICC Prosecutor pledges continued effort in Sudan; UNSC renews Darfur mandate: Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that the ICC was committed to bringing “independent and impartial justice” to the people of Darfur during a briefing… Read More ›

6 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 6, 2015

Jumblatt testifies at STL in Hariri case: On Monday, 4 May 2015, Lebanon’s leader of the Progressive Socialist Party, Walid Jumblatt, testified before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the case of the 2005 assassination of… Read More ›

3 February 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

February 3, 2015

ICJ dismisses genocide claims for both Serbia and Croatia: On 3 February 2015, the International Court of Justice provided its verdict on the genocide claims during the Balkan Wars in 1991-1995. The ICJ stated that… Read More ›

7 November 2014 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

November 7, 2014

Report says Kony is in Sudan / S. Sudan border area: The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative and Invisible Children have released a comprehensive report identifying Kony’s movements since 2005. Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s… Read More ›