European Court of Human Rights.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

23 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir seek travel to the US, ECHR suit for MH17 victims, Rwanda and war crimes extradition, and Bosnia war crimes charges

May 24, 2016

Bashir applies for US visa to attend UN GA despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese presidency has reported that President Omar Al-Bashir has applied for a United States visa in order to attend the next… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba.  Photo:  ICC via Flickr.

19 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba sentencing hearing, Simone Gbagbo won’t be transferred, Serbia acquits 10 of hiding Mladic and won’t extradite 3 for Seselj contempt charges; and more

May 20, 2016

  Bemba defense asks for short sentence at ICC sentencing hearing while Prosecution asks for 25 years: Judges at the ICC heard arguments from the prosecution and defense regarding former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba’s sentencing.… Read More ›

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 ›