Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

12 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Sudan asks for ICC OTP motive investigation, Darfur referendum vote, UN mission drawdown in Cote d’Ivoire

April 13, 2016

Sudan Government asks for investigation into ICC OTP Motives: The Sudanese government asked the African Union’s Open ended Committee of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the International Criminal Court to investigate the motives behind actions… Read More ›

Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

7 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Gbagbo / Ble Goude trial resumes, Rwanda withdraws for African Court declaration, Bashir travels to Indonesia

March 8, 2016

Gbagbo and Ble Goude trial resumes on 7 March with 5th Prosecution witness: The trial of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Ble Goude resumed today, 7 March 2016, at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The new week… Read More ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

1 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Chambers practice manual, Gbagbo defense submissions, Syria amnesty, and ICC withdrawal discussions

February 2, 2016

Chambers practice manual released by ICC Judges: International Criminal Court (ICC) Judges issued the “Chambers Practice Manual” today – the first update of the “Pre-Trial Practice Manual” released last year. Due to the Manual expanding… 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 ›

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 ›

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

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 ›

Naser Oric.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

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 ›