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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 ›

Bashar al Assad.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

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 ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: UN Photo / Jean-Marc FerrŽ via Flickr (CC).

17 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 18, 2015

UN HR Council releases report on Sri Lanka crimes; calls for special international court:  In a news release, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called for the establishment of a… Read More ›

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9 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 10, 2015

HRW says government militia group committed Darfur torture, killings, rape: In a report released Wednesday, 9 September, Human Rights Watch is urging Sudan to stop attacks against civilians by the government-backed militia Rapid Support Forces… Read More ›

President Idriss Deby of Chad.  Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office via Flickr (CC).

4 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 5, 2015

War crimes complaint filed against Deby at same court trying Habre: On Thursday 3 September 2015 the Extraordinary African Chambers, the Senegalese court where Hissene Habre is also being tried, said that a complaint that Chad’s President,… Read More ›

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1 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 2, 2015

Judge Antonetti withdraws from appeal of AC’s decision on Milan Lukic review application: Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti filed to withdraw from the judging panel on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and argued that the judges taking the… Read More ›