Sri Lanka

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 ›

Hissene Habre.  Photo: afrofocus.com via Bing (CC).

21 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 22, 2015

Habre trial adjourns until 7 September after appointment of defence lawyers: Security officials had to forcibly bring Hissene Habre to the Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE) Tuesday 21 July. When the Presiding Judge asked for Habre’s… Read More ›

Fatou Bensouda

26 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 27, 2015

Palestinian authority present case file for ICC Prosecution’s preliminary examination: Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki and Palestinian official Mustafa Barghouti visited the ICC to present a case file of evidence to the ICC.… Read More ›

28 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 28, 2015

UN Kosovo Envoy says domestic war crimes court is essential: The creation of a robust special court to adjudicate suspected crimes in Kosovo is taking shape.  Recently, progress to establish the special court has increased due… Read More ›

25 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 26, 2015

Concern expressed over possible war crimes by ISIS in Palmyra: On 21 May 2015, the EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini stated he was concerned over possible war crimes being committed in the ancient city of… Read More ›

20 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 20, 2015

ICC holds status conference for Ongwen case: On Tuesday, 19 May 2015, the ICC held a status conference relating to the case against Dominic Ogwen, a top Ugandan rebel leader in the Lord’s Resistance Army. … Read More ›

11 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 11, 2015

Sri Lanka to begin domestic war crimes investigation in September: A domestic accountability mechanism will be in place in Sri Lanka by September 2015 to investigate alleged war crimes committed during the last phase of… Read More ›

23 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 23, 2015

OHCHR says ISIS attacks on Yazidi community may constitute genocide and war crimes: A new report commissioned by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights claims crimes committed against the Yazidi community… Read More ›