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

16 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – OTP report on Prelim Examinations; Gambia notifies UN of withdrawal, annual ASP meeting begins, Prosecutor Schwendiman on new Kosovo court and Bashir travels

November 17, 2016

ICC OTP releases annual report on Preliminary Examinations: ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has released her annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities (2016), providing an overview of the ten situations under consideration for possible investigation which… Read More ›

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

24 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal, UN Commissioner urges action on Aleppo, El Chapo appeal denied and UN Rapporteur urges Sri Lankan protection of minorities post-conflict

October 24, 2016

South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal: On 21 October, the South African government announced that it has formally notified the UN Secretary General that the country will be withdrawing from the ICC. The announcement came a… Read More ›

Mavi Marmara.  Photo: Yasin Onat via Flickr (CC).

19 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir and Russia, Mavi Marmara victims fear case dismissal, Croatia indicts Djukic

October 20, 2016

Bashir to visit Russia despite ICC arrest warrant: The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that President Omar Al-Bashir will travel to Russia to discuss mutual cooperation and coordination in international forums; the two… Read More ›

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3 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Colombians reject peace deal, El Salvador Judge reopens investigation in El Mozote massacre, Amnesty report on chemical weapons in Darfur, ICC Preliminary examination into Gabon and UNHRC on Yemen

October 3, 2016

Colombians reject landmark peace deal via referendum: On 2 October, the Colombian public voted by a narrow margin to reject the government’s peace deal with the country’s leftist guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Army Forces (FARC). With… Read More ›

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al-  Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the  court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

19 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Botswana defends ICC as Al- Bashir travels to Rwanda; ICTY rejects Croatian bid to become “friend of the court”; International Crimes Tribunal sentences three more to death.

July 20, 2016

  Botswana defends ICC as Al-Bashir travels to Rwanda: While members of the Rome Statute shall honor warrants issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC), so far six African members refused to arrest Sudanese President Omar… Read More ›

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

18 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bashir travels to AU Summit and ICT Bangladesh issues sentences for 8

July 19, 2016

Bashir travels to Rwanda for summit with assurance of no ICC warrant arrest: On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir travelled to Rwanda to attend the 27th African Union Summit in Kigali, in defiance of two ICC… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Goran Hadzic.  Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

13 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY accused Hadzic dies, ICC refers Uganda and Dijbouti over Bashir and US approves of Sri Lanka efforts

July 14, 2016

ICTY accused Goran Hadzic dies: Former leader of the Serb Croats Goran Hadžić has died at his home in Northern Serbia from brain cancer at the age of 57. Hadžić’s trial at the ICTY –… Read More ›

Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo.  Photo: thisisafrica.me via Bing.

6 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Bemba TC reconvened, Ongwen victims response to OTP request and Ugandan suit over Bashir

July 6, 2016

Bemba Trial Chamber III reconvened for reparations proceedings: In the case of The Prosecutor v Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, the ICC Presidency has issued a decision replacing two judges in Trial Chamber III following the completion… Read More ›