UN Security Council

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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6 March 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – UNSC delegates hear of Boko Haram impacts to peace and security; Following famine declaration, UN Relief Coordinator highlights desperate situation in S. Sudan; UN HR Commissioner says hybrid court needed in Sri Lanka to ensure justice

March 6, 2017

UNSC delegates hear of Boko Haram impacts to peace and security: On 4 March 2017, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) undertook a country visit in Chad to highlight the ongoing humanitarian challenges in the… Read More ›

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22 January 2017 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Security Council calls for the immediate need for humanitarian aid in Lake Chad Region, Gambian former leader Jammeh leaves for Guinea following election loss challenge, and UNSC “alarmed” over reported executions, property destruction in Palmyra

January 23, 2017

Security Council calls for the immediate need for humanitarian aid in Lake Chad Region: The United Nations Security Council has condemned the terrorist attacks committed by Boko Haram militants in the Lake Chad Basin. It has… Read More ›

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14 December 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Judges amendment Regulations, Mladic defence ends closing statements, Bensouda on Sudan to UNSC, and more

December 14, 2016

ICC Judges amend Court Regulations at 25th plenary session: The ICC Judges adopted seven amendments to the Regulations of the Court during their thirty-fifth plenary session. They are as follows: first, an amendment was made… Read More ›

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29 November 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – genocide complaint against Assad in Germany, arrested MICT judge petitions for immunity, and Amnesty on impunity in Jamaica

November 30, 2016

Criminal complaint filed against Assad in Germany for genocide under universal jurisdiction: On 28 November 2016, a group of German lawyers filed a criminal complaint against President Bashar al-Assad before the German Federal prosecutors. These… Read More ›