UN Human Rights Council

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1 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Chambers practice manual, Gbagbo defense submissions, Syria amnesty, and ICC withdrawal discussions

February 2, 2016

Chambers practice manual released by ICC Judges: International Criminal Court (ICC) Judges issued the “Chambers Practice Manual” today – the first update of the “Pre-Trial Practice Manual” released last year. Due to the Manual expanding… Read More ›

Laurent Gbagbo.  Photo: Paterne DIDI via Flickr (CC).

26 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Gbago and Blé Goudé Trial; Oric trial in Bosnia Herzegovina; Investigation in Burundi; South Sudan peace process

January 27, 2016

Gbago and Blé Goudé Trial to begin Thursday, 28 January at ICC: The trial in the case of The Prosecutor v. Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé is scheduled to begin on Thursday 28 January… Read More ›

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8 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Transfer of Ntaganza to Rwanda delayed, Guatemala arrests 14 for CAH, Sri Lankan WC investigation to be planned and Ukraine to sue Russia at ICJ

January 8, 2016

Transfer of Ntaganzwa to Rwanda delayed by DRC authorities: The Congolese government has not decided whether it will extradite Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda, yet. Ntaganzwa was arrested on 7 December 2015 in the… Read More ›

Ratko Mladic.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

8 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Pres of Republika Srpska testifies for Mladic, Bosnian general arrested and new UNHRC Pres elected

December 9, 2015

President of Republika Srpska testifies at ICTY for Mladic: Milorad Dodik, the president of Republika Srpska testified for Mladic’s defence and was cross examined at the ICTY on Monday 7 December and Tuesday 8 December… Read More ›

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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 ›

African Union.  Photo: Embassy of Equatorial Guinea via Flickr (CC).

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 ›