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27 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS; Georgia Investigation, Prosecutor Bensouda speech, Holocaust commemoration, and CAR sanctions

January 28, 2016

ICC Chambers give Prosecutor the go-ahead for Georgia crimes investigation: On Wednesday, 27 January 2016, the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the ICC authorized the Prosecutor to continue with an investigation for crimes allegedly committed in… Read More ›

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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 ›

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8 January 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Transfer of Ntaganza to Rwanda delayed, Guatemala arrests 14 for CAH, Sri Lankan WC investigation to be planned and Ukraine to sue Russia at ICJ

January 8, 2016

Transfer of Ntaganzwa to Rwanda delayed by DRC authorities: The Congolese government has not decided whether it will extradite Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda, yet. Ntaganzwa was arrested on 7 December 2015 in the… Read More ›

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.  Photo: via Bing (CC).

16 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – South Africa gender violence, UN Secretary General year-end address, Bensouda update on Darfur, Serbian war crimes strategy

December 17, 2015

UN urges ongoing vigilance in South Africa and Sudan, citing violence against women and children: U.N. Special Rapporteur on violence against women Dubravka Šimonovic urged the South African government to take action to end violence… Read More ›

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11 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC told to refer N Korea to ICC, Rwanda ready to try Ntanganzwa and regional government reacts to Bosnian Serb arrests

December 12, 2015

UN High Commissioner for HR tells UNSC to refer N Korea to ICC: UN Human Rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein told the Security Council at a meeting on Thursday that it is “essential” that the… Read More ›

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10 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICTR fugitive arrested, Bosnia arrests 5 and ICTY President addresses UNSC

December 11, 2015

Ladislas Ntaganzwa, one of nine ICTR fugitives, arrested in DRC: Former Rwandan mayor, Ladislas Ntaganzwa, has been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo for allegedly orchestrating the killings of tens of thousands of people during… Read More ›

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9 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – HRW presses for Libya action, ECCC testimony and genocide charge and new Srebrenica mass grave uncovered

December 10, 2015

HRW presses ICC and int’l orgs to take action with former Gaddafi officials trials:  On Tuesday, 8 December, the Libya Herald reported on Human Rights Watch consistent pressure on the ICC, the U.N. Security Council… Read More ›

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1 December 2015 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ASP 14th session, ICTY contempt warrants, testimony for Mladic, ECCC counsel withdrawn, and more

December 2, 2015

ASP concludes 14th session in The Hague: The 14th session of the ASP concluded last week after meeting from 18-26 November in The Hague. The key issues discussed and presented at the session by the… Read More ›