Torture

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 ›

3 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 3, 2015

ICTY Prosecutor Brammertz asks Trial Chamber to issue a verdict for Seselj soon: ICTY prosecutor, Serge Brammertz, asked the Trial Chamber to make a final verdict in Vojislav Seselj’s case for alleged war crimes.  Brammertz’ asked for a final verdict… Read More ›

17 February 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

February 17, 2015

UN HR Council grants 6 mo delay to release of Sri Lanka war crimes report: The United Nations Human Rights Council granted the Sri Lankan government a six month delay in releasing its report on… Read More ›

13 January 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

January 14, 2015

DNA test requested for murdered ICC witness: Deputy President William Ruto’s attorney, Karim Khan, requested a DNA test of Meshack Yebei. Yebei was a potential witness in the trial against President Ruto and was found… Read More ›