UN Human Rights Council

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 ›

UN Human Rights Council.  Photo: United States Mission Geneva via Flickr (CC).

7 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 7, 2015

UN HR Council votes to adopt report on Israel / Gaza conflict: The United Nations Human Rights Council voted to adopt the report on last summer’s Israel-Gaza conflict on Friday 3 July 2015. The resolution… Read More ›

24 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

24 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 24, 2015

UN opens Seoul Office for investigating human rights violations in N. Korea: On Tuesday, 23 June 2015, the United Nations officially opened a new field office in Seoul to “monitor and document” human rights violations… Read More ›

16 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 16, 2015

ICC launches radio outreach program ahead of Ongwen confirmation proceedings: The Outreach Unit of the International Criminal Court launched eight series of radio talk shows targeting an estimated audience of over 10 million people in… Read More ›

13 May 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

May 13, 2015

Bensouda says ICC Prosecution considering investigation into ISIS crimes in Libya: On Tuesday, 12 May 2015, Fatou Bensouda told the U.N. Security Council that the ICC Prosecutor’s Office was considering opening investigations into crimes committed… Read More ›

10 April 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

April 11, 2015

Spanish judge approves genocide charges concerning Western Sahara crimes: Genocide charges against current and former Moroccan officials for crimes against humanity from 1975-1991 have been approved by a Spanish judge. These crimes occurred in Western Sahara,… Read More ›

31 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 31, 2015

UNHRC adopts resolution on impunity introduced by Armenia: On 27 March 2015, a resolution to prevent genocide was adopted by the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. This resolution was authored by Armenia, but Armenia’s Foreign… Read More ›

30 March 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

March 30, 2015

ICTY finds Seselj breached provisional release, orders return: On Monday, 30 March 2015, ICTY appeals judges found that Vojislav Seselj breached the terms of his provisional release and ordered the former Serbian leader to return… Read More ›