Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

23 November 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC referral of Sudan over Banda, and Bangladesh executes 2 for war crimes

November 24, 2015

ICC seeks referral of Sudan to the UNSC over failure to surrender Banda:  The International Criminal Court (ICC) stated that it would refer Khartoum to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for Sudan’s failure to… Read More ›

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21 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 22, 2015

Romanian Court hears CAH case against former president: On Wednesday, 21 October, former Romanian President Ion Iliescu appeared before the country’s High Court of Cassation and Justice on charges of crimes against humanity.  The 85… Read More ›

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20 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 21, 2015

Oric and Muhic plead not guilty to war crimes before Bosnian court: On Monday, 19 October 2015 Naser Oric, Former Bosnian Army commander, and Bosnian Army member Sabahudin Muhic pled not guilty to charges of… Read More ›

Rios Montt trial in Guatemala City, Guatemala. May 9, 2013.  Photo: coolloud via Flickr (CC).

12 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 12, 2015

Guatemalan Appeals Court denies Rios Montt request for amnesty on retrial: 89-year-old former dictator, Efrain Rios Montt’s request for an amnesty appeal was rejected by a Guatemalan appeals court. The appeal would have ended the… Read More ›

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5 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 5, 2015

UN says bombing of Kunduz hospital might be a war crime:  United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has stated publicly that the seriousness of the Kunduz hospital bombing may amount to a war… Read More ›

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1 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 2, 2015

France initiates CAH investigation of Assad: On Wednesday, 30 September 2015, the Paris prosecutor’s office said that France is investigating Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, over alleged crimes against humanity. An official at the prosecutor’s office… Read More ›

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25 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 26, 2015

OTP intends to add 60 counts to charges against Ongwen: On 24 September, the ICC made public that the Office of the Prosecutor has given formal notice that it intends to expand the scope of… Read More ›

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24 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 24, 2015

Bashir cancels plan to attend UN GA in NY: Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs said that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has abandoned his plan to lead his government’s delegation at the UN general assembly in… Read More ›