Sudan

UN Security Council.  Photo: François Proulx via Flickr (CC).

8 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – 80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria; UN Security Council responds to attack against UN Mission in S. Sudan; Rights groups, international powers concerned by Cambodia HR workers’ detention

May 8, 2017

  80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria: On 6 May 2017, more than 80 of the Chibok schoolgirls held by Boko Haram were released, after being abducted over three years ago.… Read More ›

Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan.  Photo: GovernmentZA via Flickr (CC).

2 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN Commissioner suggests Jordan broke treaty obligations as al-Bashir host; ICC: Deaths of UN researchers, mass graves possible war crimes in DRC; UN Yemen Envoy asks Security Council to pursue peace plan

April 3, 2017

UN Commissioner suggests Jordan broke treaty obligations as al-Bashir host: The UN High Commissioner for Human rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein has said that Jordan broke its treaty obligations under the Rome Statute of the… Read More ›

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28 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Spanish investigation into Syrian crimes, Bashir to attend Arab League summit and Cambodia / UN on ECCC funding

March 29, 2017

Ivory Coast court finds Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and CAH: A jury in Côte d’Ivoire’s highest criminal court has unanimously acquitted former Ivorian first lady Simone Gbagbo of war crimes and crimes… Read More ›

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2 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Police commander and policemen plead not guilty in Sarajevo, SLM-MM call for arrests on ICC warrants, Colombia grants first amnesties, and Nigeria on domestic legislation for int’l crimes

March 3, 2017

Vikic, Pusina, Uzunovic and Covcic plead not guilty to war crimes before Sarajevo court: On Monday, Dragan Vikic, former commander of the Bosnian Interior Ministry special police units, Jusuf Pusina, former Bosnian Interior Minister, and two former… Read More ›

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14 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Judges amendment Regulations, Mladic defence ends closing statements, Bensouda on Sudan to UNSC, and more

December 14, 2016

ICC Judges amend Court Regulations at 25th plenary session: The ICC Judges adopted seven amendments to the Regulations of the Court during their thirty-fifth plenary session. They are as follows: first, an amendment was made… Read More ›

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16 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP report on Prelim Examinations; Gambia notifies UN of withdrawal, annual ASP meeting begins, Prosecutor Schwendiman on new Kosovo court and Bashir travels

November 17, 2016

ICC OTP releases annual report on Preliminary Examinations: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has released her annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities (2016), providing an overview of the ten situations under consideration for possible investigation which… Read More ›

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

24 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal, UN Commissioner urges action on Aleppo, El Chapo appeal denied and UN Rapporteur urges Sri Lankan protection of minorities post-conflict

October 24, 2016

South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal: On 21 October, the South African government announced that it has formally notified the UN Secretary General that the country will be withdrawing from the ICC. The announcement came a… Read More ›

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19 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir and Russia, Mavi Marmara victims fear case dismissal, Croatia indicts Djukic

October 20, 2016

Bashir to visit Russia despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that President Omar Al-Bashir will travel to Russia to discuss mutual cooperation and coordination in international forums; the two… Read More ›