Torture

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: theguardian.com via Bing.

15 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY AC orders retrial of Stanisic and Simatovic, ICTY issues final judgment, ECCC charges Meas Muth with genocide and more

December 16, 2015

ICTY AC overturns acquittal of Stanisic and Simatovic and order retrial: On Tuesday, 15 December 2015, an Appeals Chamber at the ICTY has ordered two Serbian former security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic, to… Read More ›

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15 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 16, 2015

Unconfirmed reports warn of imminent executions of Saif Gaddafi, Al-Senussi and other Gaddafi officials: Unconfirmed media reports from Tripoli mention a possible execution of the former Qaddafi-era officials including Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi, Muammar Gaddafi’s son,… 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 ›

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 ›

15 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 16, 2015

ICC indicted Bashir leaves SA after judge order conditional restriction on exit: After a South African judge provisionally ordered that President Omar al-Bashir not leave the country due to the outstanding International Criminal Court (ICC)… Read More ›

2 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 3, 2015

Hungarian court orders retrial for war crimes convict:  On 1 June 2015 a Hungarian Court of Appeals ordered the retrial of 93-year old former Hungarian Communist Party official, Bela Biszku. Biszku was convicted in May… Read More ›

20 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 20, 2015

ICC holds status conference for Ongwen case: On Tuesday, 19 May 2015, the ICC held a status conference relating to the case against Dominic Ogwen, a top Ugandan rebel leader in the Lord’s Resistance Army. … Read More ›

14 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 14, 2015

10 former Bosnian Serb soldiers arrested in Bosnia over crimes from 1990s conflict: The 10 former Bosnian Serb soldiers arrested in December have been charged with war crimes that occurred during the 1990s Balkans conflict. The… Read More ›