UN Human Rights Council

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 ›

UN Building.  Photo: murphydean via Flickr (CC).

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 ›

ICC Judges.  Photo: ICC via Flickr.

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 ›