South Sudan

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al-  Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the  court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al- Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

July 20, 2016

  Botswana defends ICC as Al-Bashir travels to Rwanda: While members of the Rome Statute shall honor warrants issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC), so far six African members refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar… Read More ›

Bangladesh Supreme Court.  Photo: geolocation.ws via Bing (CC).

8 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Kosovo WC court, SC of Bangladesh affirms death sent; HRW calls for hybrid ct in S. Sudan

March 9, 2016

Kosovo President-elect Thaci supports war crimes court: Kosovo’s president-elect, Hashim Thaci, has pledged to “fully support” a new war crimes court prosecuting members of the guerrilla group he once led. It is unclear whether he… Read More ›

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

24 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC receives documents on treatment of minorities, UNSC statement on UNMISS base attack and

February 25, 2016

ECCC receives large amounts of documentary evidence on treatment of Cham Muslims and Vietnamese: On Tuesday, 23 February 2016, documentary evidence was presented at the ECCC included a recording, played by senior assistant prosecutor Dale… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

26 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Gbago and Blé Goudé Trial; Oric trial in Bosnia Herzegovina; Investigation in Burundi; South Sudan peace process

January 27, 2016

Gbago and Blé Goudé Trial to begin Thursday, 28 January at ICC: The trial in the case of The Prosecutor v. Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé is scheduled to begin on Thursday 28 January… Read More ›

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

16 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – South Africa gender violence, UN Secretary General year-end address, Bensouda update on Darfur, Serbian war crimes strategy

December 17, 2015

UN urges ongoing vigilance in South Africa and Sudan, citing violence against women and children: U.N. Special Rapporteur on violence against women Dubravka Šimonovic urged the South African government to take action to end violence… Read More ›

Naser Oric.  Photo: sh.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

11 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Venezuela ICC complaint, Mladic ICTY witness and S. Sudan sexual violence efforts

November 13, 2015

Venezuelan group asks for ICC inquiry into Maduro allegations: On Tuesday, 10 November, a request to investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and seven other government officials was presented to… Read More ›

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

30 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ongwen confirmation in The Hague, OTP closes Honduras PE, Gbagbo trial postponed and more

October 31, 2015

ICC decides against conducting Ongwen’s confirmation of charges hearing in Uganda: On Wednesday, 28 October 2015 the ICC decided not to hold the confirmation of charges hearing for Dominic Ongwen in Uganda, according to an… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

27 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto no case to answer motion, decision on Gbagbo venue request, Mladic and ECCC testimony and more

October 28, 2015

ICC TC denies Gbagbo request to hold trial in Abidjan: On Monday, 26 October 2015 the ICC Trial Chamber denied a request by former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo’s lawyers to hold his trial in Abidjan… Read More ›