Sudan

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

28 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 29, 2015

Sudanese President to travel to China despite ICC arrest warrant: Sudan says President Omar al-Bashir will soon travel to China. Al-Bashir is wanted by the ICC on charges of genocide and war crimes. Sudan’s incoming… Read More ›

Leng Thirith at the ECCC.  Photo: ECCC via Flickr (CC).

24 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 25, 2015

Leng Thirith, ECCC accused in Case 002, dies:  On 10:30 am on 22 August 2015, ECCC accused person Ieng Thirith passed away in Pailin, Cambodia. Though her cause of death was not made public, 83-year-old… Read More ›

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

4 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 5, 2015

President Bashir plans to travel to New York to address the UNGA: Sudanese President Hassan al-Bashir is planning on traveling to New York in September to speak at the United Nations, despite being indicted by… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: alresalah.ps via Bing (CC).

27 JULY 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 27, 2015

Prosecution files notice of appeal against decision ordering reconsideration of investigation into crimes on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla:  The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has filed a notice of appeal, appealing the… Read More ›

Juba, South Sudan.  Photo: Steve Evans via Flickr (CC).

23 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 23, 2015

HRW report says S. Sudan troops committed war crimes against civilians:  On Wednesday 22 July 2015, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report finding that crimes were committed by the S. Sudanese army and its allies. Potentially… Read More ›

Fatou Bensouda

30 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 3, 2015

ICC Prosecutor confronts UNSC on ensure justice in Sudan: On Monday 29 June, 2015 ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called on the United Nations to take action to ensure justice for “long-suffering victims of atrocity crimes”… Read More ›

29 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

29 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 29, 2015

ICC refers Sudan to UNSC over non-cooperation on Hussein warrant: On 26 June 2015, the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found that the State of Sudan has failed to arrest Abdel… Read More ›

25 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

25 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 25, 2015

ICC ASP elects new judge from the Philippines:  At the fourteenth plenary meeting, the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) elected Raul Cano Pangalangan (Group of Asia-Pacific States,… Read More ›