Sri Lanka

Guatemalan victims of sexual violence. Photo: via Bing.

29 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Mali confirmation hearings, Serbia’s response to ICTY Seselj order, Guatemala sexual violence conviction, Sri Lanka investigation and more

March 1, 2016

ICC to begin confirmation of charges hearings against Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi on 1 March:  The confirmation charges hearing in the case of The Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi will be held before the… Read More ›

Hissène Habré.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

11 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Life recommended for Habre, Romanian CAH conviction upheld and OHCHR on justice in Sri Lanka

February 11, 2016

Prosecution recommends life sentence for Habre: If convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, Prosecutors have recommended life in prison for former Chad ruler Hissene Habre. Habre ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990… Read More ›

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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 ›

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

5 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ruto / Sang ICC trial to resume, ICTY to address Karadzic and Seselj in 2016 and Sri Lankan Pres speak on WC court

January 6, 2016

Ruto and Sang trial resume at ICC on 14 January: The case against Deputy President William Ruto and journalist Joshua Arap Sang will resume 14 and 15 January at the ICC. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda closed… Read More ›

Vladimir Lazarevic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

3 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Lazarevic arrives in Serbia and Sri Lanka on war crimes investigations

December 3, 2015

Lazarevic arrives in Serbia after early release from ICTY: Former Yugoslav Army official Vladimir Lazarevic arrived in Nis, Serbia after being awarded an early release from the ICTY. He was flown home by the Serbian… Read More ›

Mural of Ratko Mladic.  Photo: Emmanuel in Europe via Bing (CC).

2 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY arrest warrants, Mladic defense witness, Sri Lankan war crimes court

December 3, 2015

ICTY issues warrant for two Seselj attorneys, alleges witness tampering:  On Tuesday, 1 December, the ICTY made public arrest warrants for two lawyers and a former associate of Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj.  Specifically,… Read More ›

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26 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic witness, Screbrenica complaint and Sri Lanka war crimes

October 27, 2015

Families of Srebrenica victims bring Dutch UN commanders to European Court of HR: The families of three Bosnian-Muslim victims who were killed in the 1995 have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

22 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 23, 2015

Former Israeli PM sued in US for extrajudicial killing and torture of American killed on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is being sued in the United States under the Alien… Read More ›