Sudan

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.  Photo: ECCC via Flickr (CC).

12 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Al-Bashir, ECCC Pre-Trial Chamber Hearing on Im Chaem Dismissal.

December 12, 2017

ICC Reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Al-Bashir: On 11 December 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that Jordan had failed to comply with its obligations under the… Read More ›

Sudanese President, Omar Al-Bashir.  Photo: he.m.wikipedia.org via Bing (CC).

11 December 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan found in non-compliance; referred to UNSC / ASP, and ASP elects new ICC judges

December 11, 2017

ICC PTC decides Jordan failed to cooperate with arrest of Bashir; refers Jordan to UNSC / ASP: On 11 December 2017, the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber delivered its judgment on Jordan’s non-compliance with the Court’s request… Read More ›

Khalifa Haftar.  Photo: vivicentro.it via Bing (CC).

15 November 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to Uganda, Bensouda asked to indict Khalifa Haftar, UNGA HR Committee on N. Korea HR abuses and agreement with ICC on prison conditions

November 16, 2017

Bashir travels to Uganda; HR rights group urge his arrest and ICC transfer: Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visited Uganda on 13th November, meeting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and discussing areas of Ugandan-Sudanese cooperation “including trade… Read More ›

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

21 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan asked for more info on Bashir immunity, Ntaganzwa domestic trial presents witnesses, Burundi Commission of Inquiry report, and communication to ICC for Palestine P.E.

September 21, 2017

ICC asks Jordan for further information about immunities argument for Bashir: On 18 September, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC issued a decision requesting Jordan to provide further information in relation to its failure to arrest… Read More ›

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

4 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC cooperation request to Kazakhstan

September 4, 2017

ICC requests Kazakhstan cooperation on Bashir travel: The ICC Pre-Trial Chamber has requested the Republic of Kazakhstan to cooperate in the arrest and surrender of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should he enter its territory. Al-Bashir… Read More ›

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 ›