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26 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Mladic witness, Screbrenica complaint and Sri Lanka war crimes

October 27, 2015

Families of Srebrenica victims bring Dutch UN commanders to European Court of HR: The families of three Bosnian-Muslim victims who were killed in the 1995 have filed a complaint with the European Court of Human… Read More ›

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5 October 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

October 5, 2015

UN says bombing of Kunduz hospital might be a war crime:  United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has stated publicly that the seriousness of the Kunduz hospital bombing may amount to a war… Read More ›

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24 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 24, 2015

Bashir cancels plan to attend UN GA in NY: Sudan’s ministry of foreign affairs said that Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has abandoned his plan to lead his government’s delegation at the UN general assembly in… Read More ›

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21 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 22, 2015

International community reacts to UN report on Sri Lanka crimes: The international community has spoken out in response to the UN Human Rights Council report released last week identifying patterns of grave violations by both… Read More ›

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17 September 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

September 18, 2015

UN HR Council releases report on Sri Lanka crimes; calls for special international court:  In a news release, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein called for the establishment of a… 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 ›

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26 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 27, 2015

UNESCO calls recent destruction of Syrian cultural ruins “war crimes”: Irina Bokova, Director-General of United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization, called the Sunday, 23 August 2015, destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshamin in… Read More ›