UN Human Rights Council

Khieu Samphan.  Photo: Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via Flickr (CC).

23 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC Supreme Court delivers appeal judgment, US Extradition of Croatian woman, UN HRC appoints Commissioners for Inquiry on Burundi, Meeting on N. Korea human rights, Rwandan Catholic Church issues genocide apology, and African Court reaffirms jurisdiction

November 24, 2016

ECCC Supreme Court Chamber delivers appeal judgment in Case 002/01 against Chea and Samphan: The Supreme Court Chamber of the ECCC has delivered its judgment in the appeal cases of Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan… Read More ›

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

24 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal, UN Commissioner urges action on Aleppo, El Chapo appeal denied and UN Rapporteur urges Sri Lankan protection of minorities post-conflict

October 24, 2016

South Africa initiates ICC withdrawal: On 21 October, the South African government announced that it has formally notified the UN Secretary General that the country will be withdrawing from the ICC. The announcement came a… Read More ›

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3 October 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Colombians reject peace deal, El Salvador Judge reopens investigation in El Mozote massacre, Amnesty report on chemical weapons in Darfur, ICC Preliminary examination into Gabon and UNHRC on Yemen

October 3, 2016

Colombians reject landmark peace deal via referendum: On 2 October, the Colombian public voted by a narrow margin to reject the government’s peace deal with the country’s leftist guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Army Forces (FARC). With… Read More ›

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 ›

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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 ›