UN Human Rights Council

Former South Korean President Park Geun Hye.  Photo:   koreaboo.com via Bing.

23 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN WGAD petitioned about former President Park’s detention

September 23, 2017

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention receives communication on detention of former South Korean President Park’s treatment in detention:  On 15 August 2017, an urgent Communication was submitted to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary… Read More ›

ICC Premanent Premises, The Hague. Photo: by ICL Media Review (rights reserved).

21 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Jordan asked for more info on Bashir immunity, Ntaganzwa domestic trial presents witnesses, Burundi Commission of Inquiry report, and communication to ICC for Palestine P.E.

September 21, 2017

ICC asks Jordan for further information about immunities argument for Bashir: On 18 September, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC issued a decision requesting Jordan to provide further information in relation to its failure to arrest… Read More ›

11 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – High Commissioner calls for investigation into Venezuela CAH, and Australia probing ADF actions in Afghanistan

11 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – High Commissioner calls for investigation into Venezuela CAH, and Australia probing ADF actions in Afghanistan

September 12, 2017

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls for probe into possible CAH by Venezuelan security forces: High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein stated that the UN OHCHR’s investigation suggests that Venezuelan security forces may have… Read More ›

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31 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Serbia to ask for Mladic release, and OHCHR report on Venezuela abuses

August 31, 2017

Reports indicate Serbia will request release of Mladic: On Wednesday, the news website Sputnik reported that the Serbian government will purportedly ask for the release of Ratko Mladic from ICTY detention to receive medical treatment… Read More ›

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27 July 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – DRC rebel surrenders to MONUSCO, team of experts appointed for Kasai region abuses, and ICC victim reparation plan for Katanga

July 27, 2017

DRC rebel leader wanted for alleged CAH surrenders to MONUSCO: On 26 July 2017, the founder and leader of a Congolese rebel group who has been allegedly involved in a number of atrocities committed in… Read More ›

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27 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind; UN sends fact-finding mission to Myanmar for Rohingya investigations; UN Human Rights Council documenting crimes, prosecution case against N. Korea

March 27, 2017

Katanga victims receive $1 million in reparations; first award of its kind: On 24 March 2017, the International Criminal Court ordered ex-militia leader Germain Katanga to pay reparations to victims in the Democratic Republic of… Read More ›

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14 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Sri Lanka seeks more time for probe as TNA calls for int’l intervention

March 15, 2017

Sri Lanka seeks two more years for investigation after TNA insists on int’l mechanism:  On 13 March 2017, the Sri Lankan Governement has sought for a « two-year extension of the timeline for fulfilment of commitments… Read More ›

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13 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir; ICJ rejects Serbia request to revise decision over disputed Sarajevo Representative; Former N. Korean Investigative Lead urges HR Council to pursue case for CAH; UN HR Lead says Rohingya targeted by Myanmar Military, amounting to CAH

March 13, 2017

ICC summons S. Africa representative over failure to apprehend al-Bashir: Officials from South Africa have been asked to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7 2017, in connection with the country’s failure… Read More ›