UN Security Council

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

5 September 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Israel consents to visit of ICC delegation, Bangladesh hangs former Jamaat Leader prompting rights groups concern, UNSC directs protection force in South Sudan, and South Korea implements legislation to investigate North Korean abuses

September 5, 2016

Israel consents to visit of ICC delegation: On Friday, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Emmanuel Nahshon, told the press that an ICC delegation will be allowed to visit Israel in the context of the Court’s preliminary examination into… Read More ›

ICTY accused, Goran Hadzic.  Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

13 July 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY accused Hadzic dies, ICC refers Uganda and Dijbouti over Bashir and US approves of Sri Lanka efforts

July 14, 2016

ICTY accused Goran Hadzic dies: Former leader of the Serb Croats Goran Hadžić has died at his home in Northern Serbia from brain cancer at the age of 57. Hadžić’s trial at the ICTY –… Read More ›

ICTY building. Photo: ICTY photos via Flickr (CC)

10 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC addressed by ICC OTP and ICTY / MICT President and Prosecutor

June 10, 2016

ICTY President Carmel Agius and ICTY / MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz address UNSC: Addressing the UN Security Council on 8 June 2016, ICTY President Carmel Agius stated that Serbia violated its cooperation agreement with the… Read More ›

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

7 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH, Death sentence appeal rejected for former Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Israel in discourse with ICC over Gaza conflict probe, UN Special Representative implores action in Libya, citing humanitarian tragedy

June 8, 2016

Human Rights groups conclude offenses during Mexico’s drug war tantamount to CAH: Pointing out the magnitude of mass disappearances and extrajudicial killings rife during the country’s decade-long drug war, the Open Society Justice published a report… Read More ›

Special Tribunal For Lebanon.  Photo: STL via Flickr (CC).

2 June 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – STL trial of Badreddine to continue, UNSC on ICC cases and Ireland on witness relocation

June 3, 2016

STL to continue trial against Badreddine citing lack of proof of death: On 1 June 2016, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, in a two-to-one decision, decided that the trial of Badreddine will continue. The Hezbollah… Read More ›

Simone Gbagbo.  Photo: linfodrome.com via Bing.

10 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS Simone Gbagbo domestic trial, attacks on civilians in Syria, ECCC judgement delay and HRW on Bangladesh

May 11, 2016

Domestic trial of former Ivory Coast First Lady Simone Gbagbo begins: On Monday, 9 May 2016 the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo started in Abidjan. Mrs. Gbagbo is being tried for crimes allegedly… Read More ›

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

5 May 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal, ICC constitutes TC for Ongwen and Al-Mahdi, Ruto seeks investigation of OTP, and more

May 6, 2016

ICTY Prosecution appeals Seselj acquittal: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) prosecution has asked the court to either overturn Serbian Radical Party leader Vojislav Seselj’s acquittal, correct claimed errors in the verdict… Read More ›

Sudanese President Bashir.  Photo: openDemocracy via Flickr (CC).

12 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Sudan asks for ICC OTP motive investigation, Darfur referendum vote, UN mission drawdown in Cote d’Ivoire

April 13, 2016

Sudan Government asks for investigation into ICC OTP Motives: The Sudanese government asked the African Union’s Open ended Committee of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the International Criminal Court to investigate the motives behind actions… Read More ›