UN Security Council

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

14 August 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

August 17, 2015

DRC Prosecutor charges 34 with genocide: A prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday 15 August 2015 that he had charged 34 people with genocide and crimes against humanity based on the violence… Read More ›

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

30 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 31, 2015

ECCC witness testifies that Samphan present at airport worksite:  The final witness concerning the Kampong Chhnang airport website, Khin Vat, gave her testimony at the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, yesterday 29 July… Read More ›

Armed pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine walk past next to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: EPA/ANASTASIA  VLASOVA via Bing (CC).

29 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 30, 2015

Doctors without Borders cites ongoing crimes and lack of resources in Yemen: On 29 July 2015, the humanitarian organization Doctors without Borders reported on the continuing war crimes being committed in Yemen and its severe… Read More ›

Outside the ICC Building.  Photo: Alkan Boudewijn de Beaumont Chaglar via Flickr (CC)

22 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 22, 2015

HRW releases report detailing S. Sudan Government offensive and resulting human rights violations: On 21 July 2015, Human Rights Watch released a 42-page report finding South Sudanese government forces deliberately committed war crimes against civilians… Read More ›

Humanitarian needs still run high in Darfur, while agencies lack independent access. Photo: EU/ECHO via Flickr (CC)

1 July 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

July 6, 2015

ICC Prosecutor pledges continued effort in Sudan; UNSC renews Darfur mandate: Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that the ICC was committed to bringing “independent and impartial justice” to the people of Darfur during a briefing… Read More ›

29 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

29 JUNE 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 29, 2015

ICC refers Sudan to UNSC over non-cooperation on Hussein warrant: On 26 June 2015, the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) found that the State of Sudan has failed to arrest Abdel… Read More ›

Fatou Bensouda

26 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 27, 2015

Palestinian authority present case file for ICC Prosecution’s preliminary examination: Palestinian Authority (PA) Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki and Palestinian official Mustafa Barghouti visited the ICC to present a case file of evidence to the ICC.… Read More ›

10 June 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS

June 11, 2015

Former Commander, acquitted by ICTY and later sought by Belgrade Court, arrested near Geneva: On Wednesday, 10 June 2015, former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric was arrested in compliance with a warrant issued last year… Read More ›