UN Security Council

Omar Al-Bashir, President of Sudan.  Photo: GovernmentZA via Flickr (CC).

4 September 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC cooperation request to Kazakhstan

September 4, 2017

ICC requests Kazakhstan cooperation on Bashir travel: The ICC Pre-Trial Chamber has requested the Republic of Kazakhstan to cooperate in the arrest and surrender of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should he enter its territory. Al-Bashir… Read More ›

Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.  Photo: balkaninsight.com via Bing.

21 August 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTY drops contempt case against Ostojic, new evidence sought in S&S retrial, Iraq seeks UN assistance in crimes probe and Nigeria est human rights review mechanism

August 22, 2017

ICTY issues revised indictment order in contempt case after Jovo Ostojic’s death: On 17 August 2017, the ICTY Trial Chamber I issued a issued a Revised Order in Lieu of Indictment in the Jojic et… Read More ›

ICC Accused, Bosco Ntaganda.  Photo: heconversation.com via Bing (CC).

14 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Ntaganda testifies, Bemba appeals reparations experts, and Bensouda to UNSC on Darfur

June 14, 2017

Ntaganda testifies at ICC: Defendant Bosco Ntaganda took the stand today, 14 June 2017, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Bosco Ntaganda ongoing at the ICC. In advance of his client’s testimony, defense lawyer… Read More ›

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

8 June 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURT – ICTY and MICT Prosecutor and President address UNSC, and ECCC makes decision on Case 002/02 extension

June 8, 2017

ICTY and MICT Prosecutor Brammertz addresses UNSC: On 7 June, Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) addressed the United Nations… Read More ›

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi.  Photo:  telegraph.co.uk via Bing (CC).

9 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Prosecutor address UNSC on Libya

May 10, 2017

ICC Prosecutor addresses UN Security Council on Libya; raises crimes against migrants: On 9 May 2017, the ICC Prosecutor made a statement to the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya; noting with concern the… Read More ›

UN Security Council.  Photo: François Proulx via Flickr (CC).

8 May 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – 80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria; UN Security Council responds to attack against UN Mission in S. Sudan; Rights groups, international powers concerned by Cambodia HR workers’ detention

May 8, 2017

  80 schoolgirls formerly held by Boko Haram released in Nigeria: On 6 May 2017, more than 80 of the Chibok schoolgirls held by Boko Haram were released, after being abducted over three years ago.… Read More ›

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26 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief:

April 26, 2017

ICC unseals warrant against Gaddafi era Interior Security Chief: On 24 April 2017 the ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber I unsealed an arrest warrant issued on 18 April 2013 for the Internal Security Department chief of former… Read More ›

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

10 April 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention; UN Secretary General forms task force to combat sexual exploitation; ICC hosts stakeholders, experts for medical ethics in detention seminar; Prosecutors request S. Africa referral to UN Security Council over al-Bashir

April 11, 2017

UN recognizes 23rd Anniversary of Rwanda Genocide; calls for prevention: Commemorating the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, said that the only way to honour the memory… Read More ›