UN Security Council

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 ›

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

6 April 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – Palestinian delegation to visit ICC; reaction to Ruto / Sang case termination, Ntaganzwa first appearance

April 7, 2016

Palestinian delegation to travel to the Hague about ICC: A Palestinian committee which will follow up the submission to the ICC on the 2014 conflict met to review the reports about the meetings between its… Read More ›

Vojislav Seselj. Photo: srbija.blog.hu via Bing (CC).

16 March 2016 – Seselj allowed to miss judgment, ECCC expert testimony on ideology, UN Sec-Gen’s Syrian ICC referral recommendation, US House Rep. votes IS action genocide

March 17, 2016

ICTY allows Seselj to be absent from judgment hearing on 31 March: On Wednesday, 16 March 2016 the ICTY confirmed that the verdict in the war crimes trial of Vojislav Seselj will be announced on… Read More ›

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

3 March 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ICC Mali confirmation hearing, ICC Rule change, ECCC evidence, MICT appointment of Pres and Pros and N. Korea on the UN HR Council

March 4, 2016

ICC concludes confirmation hearing in Mali destruction case; judges to decide in 60 days: Judges of Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court have completed the confirmation hearing in the case against Ahmad al-Faqi… Read More ›

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

25 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – War crimes in Libya and the ICC, Serbia cooperation on witness intimidation, ICC Preliminary Examination on Israel / Palestine and ECCC submissions

February 26, 2016

  UN reports says war crimes by all sides in Libya should be brought to ICC: A report issued by the United Nations says that war crimes and other human rights abuses have been committed… Read More ›

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

24 February 2016 – NEWS ABOUT THE COURTS – ECCC receives documents on treatment of minorities, UNSC statement on UNMISS base attack and

February 25, 2016

ECCC receives large amounts of documentary evidence on treatment of Cham Muslims and Vietnamese: On Tuesday, 23 February 2016, documentary evidence was presented at the ECCC included a recording, played by senior assistant prosecutor Dale… Read More ›