UN Human Rights Council

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo: scrapetv.com via Bing (CC).

8 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Conflicting reports on Saif’s release, French court sentences Rwandan mayors, OTP cooperation on missing persons, and Sri Lanka accountability

July 9, 2016

Conflicting reports on release of Saif Gaddafi from Libyan detention: Lawyers for Muammar Gaddafi’s son and presumed successor, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, have announced to French news outlets that Saif Gaddafi was released from imprisonment on… Read More ›

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4 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC to consider Chilcot report, and AU called on to investigate Eritrean crimes

July 4, 2016

Chilcot report to be considered by ICC OTP in preliminary examination on crimes by UK soldiers: Two days ahead of the long-awaited publication of the Chilcot’s inquiry into British involvement in the Iraq war, the ICC released… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Radovan Karadzic.  Photo: diggita.it via Bing (CC).

24 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY issues Karadzic trial judgment, UN panel on justice in N. Korea and ECCC testimony in Case 002

March 24, 2016

  ICTY Trial judgment finds Radovan Karadzic guilty of genocide, CAH and WCs: Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has convicted former President of Republika Srpska (RS) and… Read More ›

Kim Jong Un.  Photo:  jalfocea.com via Bing (CC).

15 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Ao An genocide charge added ECCC; S. Africa upholds Bashir ruling; N.Korea and CAH accountability

March 16, 2016

ECCC adds charge of Genocide against alleged KR Official Ao An: Former Khmer Rouge official Ao An, also known as Ta An, faces new charges added by International Co-Investigating Judge Michael Bohlander. An, was charged… Read More ›

Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi. Photo: maliweb.net via Bing.

3 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Mali confirmation hearing, ICC Rule change, ECCC evidence, MICT appointment of Pres and Pros and N. Korea on the UN HR Council

March 4, 2016

ICC concludes confirmation hearing in Mali destruction case; judges to decide in 60 days: Judges of Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court have completed the confirmation hearing in the case against Ahmad al-Faqi… Read More ›

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25 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – War crimes in Libya and the ICC, Serbia cooperation on witness intimidation, ICC Preliminary Examination on Israel / Palestine and ECCC submissions

February 26, 2016

  UN reports says war crimes by all sides in Libya should be brought to ICC: A report issued by the United Nations says that war crimes and other human rights abuses have been committed… Read More ›

Kim Jong Un.  Photo:  jalfocea.com via Bing (CC).

16 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; ICTY Seselj verdict date set; N. Korea war crimes investigation notice, ICC IACtHR Memorandum

February 17, 2016

ICTY to announce Seselj verdict March 31: The ICTY is set to announce its verdict in the case against Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj on 31 March at 10 a.m.. Serbian authorities are requested… Read More ›

Hissène Habré.  Photo: globalsolutions.org via Bing (CC).

11 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Life recommended for Habre, Romanian CAH conviction upheld and OHCHR on justice in Sri Lanka

February 11, 2016

Prosecution recommends life sentence for Habre: If convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, Prosecutors have recommended life in prison for former Chad ruler Hissene Habre. Habre ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990… Read More ›